Rebecca Smith was born and raised in Rolla, Missouri, and recently graduated from Truman State University with a double major in Journalism and Chemistry. She has been working in radio since 2012 when her professor recruited her as social media manager for the student-run radio station, KTRM. Rebecca went on to become the Assistant Station Manager, and to host a weekly science news talk show and specialty music show. Rebecca has completed several half-marathons and is training for her first marathon. She is partial to long runs, good books, and nerdy television shows.