The Trend

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The Trend is where we discuss ideas, challenge assumptions, and meet new people. Host Cass Herrington delves into issues that reflect and impact the place we live. Topics range from serious to light-hearted, always with the intent to discover, inform, and engage.

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Trend Archives (older than August 2013)


Trend- Day Out in Owensboro

Sep 25, 2015
Steve Burger / WNIN

During our Day Out in Owensboro, we talked about a wide variety of subjects, including biopharmaceutical research, economic development, bluegrass and the Daviess County bicentennial.

Trend- The Demographics of Wealth

Jun 5, 2015

Research and essays based on that research about the demographics of wealth by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis are getting national attention because of the direct, and sometimes controversial conclusions in the essays.

One of the researchers came to Owensboro in May of 2015 to present the findings to community leaders and hear their responses. 

Carolina Sarassa

Every nine seconds a woman is the victim of domestic abuse in the United States. 

A study by the Centers for Disease Control concluded that nearly one in three women  and one in four men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

WNIN brings home five AP awards

Apr 24, 2015
Associated Press

The WNIN family was recognized for its outstanding work by the Associated Press, bringing home five first place awards.

 Vice President of Radio  Steve Burger says this is "a new normal" for the radio station.

WNIN FM, a local NPR station,  covers local, regional and international news, focusing in local trends with the local program The Trend. 

WNIN is also the largest radio staff in the area with Hosts John Gibson, Daniel Moore and Cass Herrington, Producer and Supervisor Steve Burger, Operations Assistant Brianna Williams and Producer Paola Marizan.

Trend- Live in Henderson 3/27/15

Mar 27, 2015

Host Cass Herrington is live on the riverfront in downtown Henderson with tourism, economic development, the arts and a representative of the Latino community.