Judith Krummeck


Judith Krummeck has been WBJC’s evening drive time host since 1998. Before immigrating to the United States, she was the arts editor for SAfm at the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Judith was a drama and history of art major at the University of Cape Town, and she was a professional actor in Cape Town before moving to Johannesburg to join the SABC, where she worked in both radio and television. She was given the Praise Singer Award for her arts programming from South Africa’s Foundation for the Creative Arts, and she has twice been named Baltimore’s Best by Baltimore Magazine. Judith has history of music qualifications from the University of South Africa, and an  MFA in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore. She is the author of Beyond the Baobab, a collection of essays about her immigrant experience. Her new book, Old New Worlds: A Tale of Two Immigrants, is forthcoming from Green Writers Press in September. As a teacher, Judith has lectured at the Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch, and for the Odyssey and Osher programs at Johns Hopkins University. Judith lives in Baltimore City with her husband, Douglas Blackstone, Director of JHU’s Odyssey Program.

Judith can be reached at jkrummeck@bccc.edu

You can link to Judith’s website here: http://judithkrummeck.com


Judith’s Articles:

Music is Life
The Food of Love

Different Eyes and Ears
“In sweet music is such art…”

recent posts:

  • Book design on Booknotes

          Graphic designer, Pantea Tofangchi, says she has books in her house that she may never read but she bought because she loves the way they look. Pantea talks to Booknotes about book design.          

  • Booknotes has some ideas about summer reading for children

    Rona Sue London is the children’s book curator at The Ivy Bookshop. She has some recommendations for summer reading.                 Another book that Rona is very excited about, which we didn’t have time to discuss in the above interview, is a moving debut novel—The Benefits of Being an […]

  • Baltimore Shakespeare’s summer series

    One of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, Romeo and Juliet, and one of his roaring comedies, The Merry Wives of Windsor, make up the BSF’s 2019 summer series. The directors are Anne Hammontree (R&J) and Tom Delise (Merry Wives).