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, intertwines the stories of her great-great grandmother’s immigration from England to South Africa in 1815, and Judith’s from Africa to American almost 200 years later. 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:

  • Juneteenth 2021

    Juneteenth—June 19th—is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day. Sistah Joy Alford, Poet Laureate of Prince George’s Country, shares some thoughts.  

  • Booknotes comes of age with Mary Jane

    Jessica Anya Blau‘s fifth novel is a coming-of-age story set in Baltimore. The author is as much of a delight as her protagonist.  

  • Finding Herself in Her Father’s Life

        “Learning about one another and learning how to care for one another throughout life’s stages is essential to loving and satisfying relationships with our aging family members,” says author, Nancie Laird Young, whose memoir, Tea with Dad: Finding Myself in My Father’s Life, is out this month.