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Rebekah Baughman

Rebekah is the Marketing & Events Coordinator for the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communications. As a Kansas City, KS native, Rebekah considers herself very well-versed on all the unique components that make her hometown so great. She’s done her part as a tourism advocate for many years by working in hospitality, retail and the service industry. She’s also worked with various nonprofits across the metro area, including the Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties. When she’s not promoting tourism through the KCK CVB, you can find Rebekah spending time with her family, attending concerts and catching Sporting KC matches, or setting off on culinary adventures throughout the city.

You can contact Rebekah Baughman at Rebekah@visitkansascityks.com.

 

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