Kevin Killeen http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Do You Remember Your First Kiss? Local Author And Journalist Explores A Webster Groves Kid’s Attempt http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/do-you-remember-your-first-kiss-local-author-and-journalist-explores-webster-groves-kid-s <p>It’s likely that you remember your first kiss. And at a certain age, it can be an obsession – a source of worriment and intrigue.</p><p>In his new novel, “Try to Kiss a Girl,” KMOX reporter Kevin Killeen shares what he calls a “kind portrayal of a quirky family.” The story is about Patrick Cantwell, a fictional 11 year old from Webster Groves, who makes a bet with a friend to see who can kiss a girl before the end of the family’s vacation in Grand Haven, Michigan.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:02:26 +0000 Kyle Jacoby 37828 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Do You Remember Your First Kiss? Local Author And Journalist Explores A Webster Groves Kid’s Attempt Growing Up Catholic In Webster Groves, KMOX’s Kevin Killeen Recounts Childhood Experiences http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/growing-catholic-webster-groves-kmox-s-kevin-killeen-recounts-childhood-experiences <p>Since 1995, Kevin Killeen has worked as a reporter for KMOX.&nbsp; He began his career with St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU.&nbsp;</p><p>In his current role, he produces the station’s morning feature “A Whole ‘nother Story” and has written KMOX’s original holiday show for about the last 15 years.&nbsp; Now, he’s written a book,<a href="http://blankslatepress.com/authors/kevin-killeen/"> “Never Hug A Nun,”</a> a semi-autobiographical novel about his experiences growing up and going to a Catholic school in Webster Groves during the 1960s.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:34:21 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 9912 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Growing Up Catholic In Webster Groves, KMOX’s Kevin Killeen Recounts Childhood Experiences