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About Christine Bush

Christine Bush brings broad knowledge of music and media to the radio, but also her unique perspectives and voice as a GenX transgender woman. Her experiences include having been a violist with the Raleigh Symphony and a mandola player with The San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra (including one performance with David Grisman). Her radio credentials include having been an announcer, news director, and station manager at NC State’s WKNC-FM 88.1 FM; an intern with Triangle-area radio celebrity Kitty Kinnin during her tenure as host of The Jazz Brunch on WRDU 106.1 FM; on air talent at WTRG Oldies 100.7 FM and WRDU 106.1 FM The Home of Rock n’ Roll; an announcer and Creative Services Director for WERX 102.5 FM Coastal Carolina’s Rock n’ Roll Authority; and on air talent at Philadelphia’s critically-acclaimed station WXPN 88.5 FM.

During an interval of several decades since her first years on university and commercial radio, she has been a web developer, producer, and engineer and was an early adopter of the Live365 internet radio service in the early 2000s as program director for AMERICAN-FM.ORG. She lived and worked in Silicon Valley for 16 years where she also attended San José State University as a graduate student of geography and historiography. Christine and her spouse returned to North Carolina in 2016. She is currently a writer/editor, cloud and multimedia services consultant, patron of open music initiatives, films, and podcasts, and an avocational musician/arranger/composer.

Christine is a principle subject of the award-winning documentary film, The Ties That Bind (Falling Apples Films 2017), written, directed and produced by her sister Diana Newton.