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Music Teachers Provide Soundtrack To Arizona #RedForEd Movement

#RedForEd band
Casey Kuhn/KJZZ
Band members perform at the #RedForEd rally on May 1, 2018.

For six days, Arizona teachers came out early and often to the Capitol. They faced hot sun, huge crowds and tedium as the strike stretched on. One group came out every day to march along and create the #RedForEd soundtrack.


Casey Kuhn reports from KJZZ’s West Valley Bureau. She comes to Phoenix from the Midwest, where she graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism.Kuhn got her start in radio reporting in college at the community public radio station, WFHB. She volunteered there as a reporter and worked her way up to host the half-hour, daily news show. After graduating, she became a multimedia reporter at Bloomington's NPR/PBS station WFIU/WTIU, where she reported for and produced a weekly statewide news television show.Since moving to the Southwest, she’s discovered a passion for reporting on rural issues, agriculture and the diverse people who make up her community.Kuhn was born and raised in Cincinnati, where her parents instilled in her a love of baseball, dogs and good German beer. You’ll most likely find her around the Valley with a glass of prosecco in one hand and a graphic novel in the other.She finds the most compelling stories come from KJZZ’s listeners.