Jana Kramer

Jana Rae Kramer (born December 2, 1983) is an American actress and country music singer. She is best known for her role as Alex Dupre on the television series One Tree Hill. Kramer began a country music career in 2012 with the single "Why Ya Wanna" from her self-titled debut album for Elektra Records.

Early life

Kramer was born in Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States, to Nora and Martin Kramer. She is of German Chilean, Croatian and French ancestry. Jana has one brother Steve who is a police officer. Jana attended Rochester Adams High School. She speaks some German.


2002–11: acting career and record deal

In 2002, Kramer made her acting debut in the low-budget independent horror film Dead/Undead. The following year Kramer guest appeared on All My Children, which marked Kramer's television debut. Kramer has since continued to appear in a number of television shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and CSI: NY. She has also had small supporting roles in films such as Click, Prom Night and Spring Breakdown.

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Hidden Gems: Relish for radio leads Maloney to symphony of work with his voice

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 11 Apr 2021
Growing up in Kansas City, "I was listening to WLS radio in Chicago with a transistor radio late at night," the Cave Springs resident says ... In radio ... It was the public radio station and NPR affiliate ... I loved and still love radio, but I knew a bit about ad agencies and thought it might be a good change." ... I am doing what I love ......

MP Kiri Allan to begin treatment for cervical cancer tomorrow following shock diagnosis

TVNZ 11 Apr 2021
Source ...Wish me luck! 5 hours chemo and then radio. I feel lucky to be surrounded by people I love, and that love me.”. ....

Baseball strikes out on politics

The Maryville Daily Times 11 Apr 2021
Pirates radio broadcasts on KDKA were background music throughout Western Pennsylvania when I grew up in the ‘70s and baseball was weaved happily and deeply into the fabric our young lives. In the summer I heard the voice of Pirates play-by-play man Bob Prince echoing from half a dozen porch radios in my neighborhood....

Dad Daze: Radio broadcast provides Zags magic

The Spokesman-Review 11 Apr 2021
It was the crack of the bat and the occasional crackle from the lost radio signal ... I loved going to games, but there was something magical about experiencing the radio broadcast ... It was a compelling 45-minute ride listening to Zags legend and radio analyst Adam Morrison and play-by-play man Tom Hudson....

'A poem about a dream': Wendy Cope on Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
bits of journalism and poems ... A few of the poems in Making Cocoa were commissioned for BBC radio programmes, one or two were entries for competitions, and there are six or seven about my mostly unhappy love life ... The Strugnell parodies of male poets, the love poems about an affair with an older man, and one poem about my late father ... ....

My sister died in front of me but there was nothing I could do

Metro UK 11 Apr 2021
As I got into my car with my sister Deborah at about 5pm and started our journey home from our jobs in October last year, we were talking away about how positive we felt after the day’s work ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... Advertisement ... We eventually found a radio station that we loved for our drives to and from work when we went into the office ... More ... ....

Mort Crim reflects on his career in memoir 'Anchored'

ABC7 10 Apr 2021
He first rose through the ranks of radio to become a network radio reporter and anchor, covering the biggest of stories ... He covered the first manned mission to space for ABC Radio ... For a time, Crim was the fill-in anchor for radio's Paul Harvey, but he says a philosophical difference with Harvey's wife ended that....

Review: Principles of Prediction by Anushka Jasraj

Hindustan Times 10 Apr 2021
Love ... Her oldest story in the collection, Radio Story, had first won her the Asia regional Commonwealth prize in 2012. Inspired by the Secret Congress Radio, an underground radio station operated from Bombay during the freedom movement, it’s about love, memory and their complications....

Tributes pour in for much-loved Dr Sindi who succumbed to Covid-19

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
Durban - Tributes have been pouring in for much-loved former Kaya FM presenter, medical doctor and life coach Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl, who died on Saturday morning at the age of 45 ... Kindness personified! What a lovely human being ... “Dr Van Zyl touched the lives of many via social media and radio, spreading love and light....

Letter: Seniors Behaving Badly

The Pilot 10 Apr 2021
Seniors Behaving Badly. Now that the baby boomers are senior citizens, we see that social media is full of old men behaving badly and the women who love them ... The silly irrelevant old men behaving badly on talk radio or in the newspapers are echoed by the former high school cheerleaders who love them ... Kevin Lewis. Carthage ... ....

Bird's-eye view

The Milton Standard Journal 10 Apr 2021
"I like to fly." ... Chappell and one of his former flight instructors, 91-year-old Earl McGuire, recently visited the airport to take a look at the plane and reflect on their love of flying ... McGuire's love of flight started as a teenager ... Chappell's love of flying an airplane started about 20 years ago. "I was flying radio control (airplanes)," he said....

Why Racist Hulk Hogan Hasn’t Earned Our Forgiveness

The Daily Beast 10 Apr 2021
That’s just six days after Gawker posted a carefully-edited “highlight reel” of a surreptitiously shot sex tape showing Hogan and Heather Clem, the then-wife of his best friend, Florida radio personality ToddBubba The Love SpongeClem ... With just slightly different timing, Hogan probably never would have said what he said in the radio interview....

Crossing Cultures: How K-Pop and Korean Drama Took Egypt By Storm

Egyptian Streets 10 Apr 2021
For the past few decades or so, Western music dominated our radio channels, pop culture and films, but the ‘Hallyu’, the global wave of love for Korean music, television and film, has taken Egypt by storm ... Fostering a love for all things Korean, the young university student plans to emigrate there to study....

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