Kabir Bhatia


Kabir Bhatia joined WKSU as a Reporter/Producer and weekend host in 2010.  He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Kent State University.  While a Kent student, Bhatia served as a WKSU student assistant, working in the newsroom and for production.

Among his awards, he was named Best of Show – Best Reporter in Ohio for 2013 by the Ohio chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Ways to Connect


  The Consumer Electronics Show is happening now in Las Vegas, and as WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports, one Northeast Ohio company is there promoting their vision of a wireless future.

Akron Sound

  A new museum profiling “The Akron Sound” has its soft launch on Thursday night at Musica, a night spot in downtown Akron. And as WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports, the focus will be on more just the rock bands that sprang from the Rubber City in the late 1970s.

The Akron Sound was once considered a slightly off-kilter New Wave and ironically humorous brand of music. Graphic artist Wayne Beck was among its fans.

Toboggan chutes

Colder temperatures and the possibility of snow this week mean that local ski resorts can finally open for the first time this season. But as WKSU's Kabir Bhatia reports, another Cleveland winter spot is already open.

Amit Majmudar

Ohio's first Poet Laureate begins his two-year term on Friday. And as WKSU's Kabir Bhatia reports, he has roots in both the Far East and Northeast Ohio.

Nuclear radiologist Amit Majmudar was appointed by Gov. Kasich because of the variety of poetry styles he’s worked in. The 36-year-old Indian-American lives near Columbus, but he grew up in Mayfield, went to the University of Akron and NEOMED and did his residency at University Hospitals. He calls the poetry post both an honor and a responsibility.

Pastor Mary Michel

  Two of Akron’s musical landmarks found new life in 2015, as Time Traveler Records re-opened and the former Lentine’s Music building found a new tenant. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.