Ali Lightfoot began her career in television production where she hired cast and crew, managed budgets and assisted in all aspects of production and post-production on a wide variety of projects. She has worked in a more creative capacity as well: acting, directing and writing for TV, film and radio.
Ali became KVNF's program director in 2009. She produces and develops programming for KVNF as well as training and scheduling more than 70 volunteer DJs. Ali produces radio documentaries and directs the youth reporting projectMic," where young reporters (ages 8-12) create film and radio documentaries about their community.
Capital Coverage Reporter
Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for Rocky Mountain Community Radio stations, including KVNF, since 2006. She keeps track of state politics throughout the year but is especially busy during the annual legislative session from January through early May, covering important bills, discussions, and the positions of our state legislators. Key stories for KVNF listeners she has covered this year include the state budget, proposed oil and gas legislation, and the passage of the Cottage Foods Act.