Chris Laughery

In the Moment Producer

I'm Chris Laughery, a producer for in the moment ...  My family consists of wife Ann and son Matt. I have been involved in the broadcast world for over 20 years in one capacity or another. I am a proud United States Navy veteran and played a role in Operation Southern Watch in Iraq and Operation Restore Hope in Southern Africa. I appreciate you listening to South Dakota Public Broadcasting and being in the moment ...

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The New Colossus

In The Moment... February 2, 2017 - Show 022, Hour 1

In The Moment...February 1 2017 Show 021 Hour 2

Guests: Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader & Jonathan Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Dakota political junkies; Ray Ring, South Dakota State Representative, talks about introducing a bill to cut sales tax on food; Mike Meyer, field manager for the Sioux Falls Canaries; Rick Knobe, former mayor of Sioux Falls with a tribute to visionary planner Steve Metli

In The Moment...February 1 2017 Show 021 Hour 1

Guests: Karen Mortimer, Marnie Hermann & Whitney Rencourntre, race relations with Rapid City circle of friends

In The Moment...January 31 2017 Show 020 Hour 1

Guests: Mark Sternhagen, author of a book about his life with polio, Normal For Me; SDPB's Lee Strubinger, Spearfish Canyon; Hugh Weber, The Potluck Society blog; SDPB's Kealey Bultena, college choice

In The Moment...January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 2

Guests: SDPB's Kealey Bultena, Senate Bill 55; Karl Jegeris, Rapid City chief of police, talks 2016 crime statistics; SDPB's Karl Gehrke, talks about first jazz recording on record; Richard Carlson, photographer, images of the past

In The Moment...January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 1

Guests: Tony Venhuizen, author of The Governor's of South Dakota; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, national seed swap day; Tong Wang, South Dakota State University extension specialist; Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls

In The Moment...January 27 2017 Show 018 Hour 1

Guests: Delta David Gier, music director and conductor of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; Sarah Burman-Schollmeyer, director of operations and education of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; SDPB's Chynna Lockett, local priest performs original songs on the accordion; Brian Masek, bass player; Jesse Christen, electric guitar player, Brian Masek & Friends

In The Moment January 26 2017 Show 017 Hour 2

Guests: Dr. Trenton Ellis, assistant professor of human services at Black Hills State University's School of Behavioral Sciences, Panic at the Meat Department Geek Speak; Mike Huether, Mayor of Sioux Falls; Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, U.S. Census Bureau Chief of Geography

In The Moment...January 26 2017 Show 017 Hour 1

Guests: Ayelet Waldman, author of "A Really Good Day"; Dr. Adam Blackler, assistant professor of history at Black Hills State University; SDPB's Nate Wek, talks spring high school sports; Kevin Woster, blogger, On The Other Hand

In The Moment...January 25 2017 Show 016 Hour 2

Guests:Denise Ross & Roger Whittle, Dakota political junkies; National Weather Service; Sandye Kading, Republican national committeewoman for South Dakota; SDPB's Steve Zwemke, talks about Moment In Sound

In The Moment...January 25 2017 Show 016 Hour 1

Guests: Leslie Morrow, State Executive Director Alzheimer's Association South Dakota Chapter; SDPB's Chynna Lockett, pipeline approval reaction; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, celebration of the birthday of Scots Poet Robert Burns; Jon Else, producer & cinematographer;

In The Moment...January 24 2017 Show 015 Hour 2

Guests: SDPB's Lee Strubinger; Beth Kaltsulas, 2017 SD teacher of the year; Matt Burns, Sioux Falls Police Chief; Hugh Weber, The Potluck Society

In The Moment...January 24 2017 Show 015 Hour 1

Guests: Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Mike Wiser, writer & producer

In The Moment...January 24 2017 Show 014 Hour 2

Guests: Sebastian Barry, author; SDPB's Victoria Wicks & SDPB's Kealey Bultena, women's march; Paul Horsted & Jerry Penry, images of the past, Black Elk Peak

In The Moment...January 24 2017 Show 014 Hour 1

Guests: Hayley Brooks, genocide studies advocate; LuAnn Severson, director of public affairs and public development with the South Dakota Health Care Association; SD Senator Neal Tapio;  Jim Allan, retired forest service employee and public lands liason

In The Moment...January 19 2017 Show 013 Hour 2

Guests: Nancy Jo Sales, author; SDPB's Stephanie Rissler & SDPB's Heather Benson; Joel Fan, pianist; Susan Skyrm & Caitlin Collier, Women's March on Washington Vermillion; Tammy Eagle Hunter, Lakota artist

In The Moment January 19 2017 Show 013 Hour 1

Guests: Mark Sundeen, author; Bob Boilen, creator of NPR's All Songs Considered; SDPB's Nate Wek; Kevin Wooster, author & moderator of the SDPB blog On The Other Hand

In The Moment...January 18 2017 Show 012 Hour 2

Guests: Dakota Political Junkies; Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal; Dana Ferguson, Sioux Falls Argus Leader; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, SDPB's Chynna Lockett; Greg Bryan, author with a tribute to Paul Goble

In The Moment January 18 2017 Show 012 Hour 1

Guests: Lisa Napoli, ; SDPB's Kealey Bultena; Walker Duehr, USHL hockey player with the Chicago Steel; Jimmy O'Lander, play by play announcer with the Sioux Falls Stampede; Cassondra Grogan, elementary school teacher with the Mitchell School District

In The Moment...Show 011 January 17 2017 Hour 2

Guests: Dr. Michael Dianovsky, assistant professor of chemistry at South Dakota State University, Max Kringen, founder of Tell Well; SDPB's Lee Strubinger; Nolan Lawrence, The Hillbenders

In The Moment...Show 011 January 17 2017 Hour 1

Guests: Hugh Weber, podcaster with The Potluck Society; Mike Wiser, writer and producer; Trevor Jones, SD Secretary of Public Safety

In The Moment...January 13 2017 Show 010 Hour 1

Guests: Theodore Wiprud, composer; Delta David Gier, music director South Dakota Symphony Orchestra; David Dondero, singer/songwriter;  Anna Taylor and Evan Kaler, members of the band 35th & Taylor

In The Moment...January 12 2017 Show 009 Hr 2

Guests: David Gilbertson, SD Supreme Court Chief Justice; Jim Hagen, SD Secretary of Tourism; SDPB's Nate Wek, talks about Detroit Lions running back Zach Zenner; Mat Hames, producer/director of What Was Ours; Jordan Dresser, co-producer of What Was Ours

In The Moment...January 12 2017 Show 009 Hr 1

Guests: Denny Kaemingk, SD Secretary of Corrections; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, talks about SD Supreme Court; Kevin Woster, regular contributor/blogger; Arthur C. Jones, teaching professor at the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver

In The Moment...January 11 2017 Show 008 Hour 2

Guests: Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter from the Madison Daily Leader and Jonathan Ellis from the Sioux Falls Argus Leader; Kelly Hepler, South Dakota Secretary of Game Fish & Parks; Miles O'Brien, NOVA producer

In The Moment...January 11 2017 Show 008 Hour 1

Guests: Marty Jackley, South Dakota Attorney General; Larry Zimmerman, South Dakota Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Nancy York, new SD lawmaker representing District 5

In The Moment...January 10 2017 Show 007 Hour 2

Guests: SDPB's Kealey Bultena, information from the Statehouse; Tim Goodwin, new lawmaker representing District 30; John Anderson, Head Football Coach at the University of Sioux Falls; Steve Livermont, new lawmaker representing District 27; Hugh Weber, Contributor & Podcaster

In The Moment...January 10 2017 Show 007 Hour 1

Guests: Susan Wismer, new lawmaker representing district 1; Aaron Watson, musician; J. Ryan Stradal, author

In The Moment...January 9 2017 Show 006 Hour 2

Guests: Dr. Matt Moen, author & Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of South Dakota; Gregg Laskoski, senior petroleum analyst at gasbuddy.com; SDPB's Kent Osborne, director of digital; Gary Enright, director of 1881 Custer County Courthouse Museum

In The Moment...January 9 2017 Show 006 Hour 1

Guests: Kay Adams, director of the Center for Journal Therapy in Colorado; Ken Delfino, US Navy Veteran discusses the Tet Offensive; Ernie Goss, Professor of Economics at Creighton University

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