People

Program Director

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...

Ari was the KVNF News Director from 2010-2013, and was the force behind creating the high quality News Department we have today. She is a radio & print journalist interested in energy, water, land, agriculture, food and culture, and is now...

Bill Powers is a singer and songwriter and a longtime DJ for KVNF. He plays guitar, mandolin and croons with bands like Honey Don't and Sweet Sunny South hailing from Paonia.

The BCAS offers programs and presentations on all facets of astronomy to public organizations, schools (elementary through college) and home-school groups.  We have many...

A former member of the KVNF board of directors, Brian can be heard delivering the KVNF local newscast each weekday morning. Brian has lived on the Western Slope for ten years, and in the West for almost forty. His other work in transportation,...

Music Director
IT, Web Development

Christy developed the current KVNF website. She maintains the digital presence of  KVNF on the website and social media, and serves as IT director. She has lived in and loved the North Fork Valley for 17 years, and was co-owner of the Internet...

Connecting the Drops is a yearlong collaboration between Rocky Mountain Community Radio Stations and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Find out more at

The Mystic’s Almanac is a collection of commentaries by Dr. Judith L. Boice, N.D., L.Ac., author, international teacher, naturopathic physician and acupuncturist.

To contact Dr. Boice or get more information about The Mystic’s Almanac,...

KVNF Sports Reporter

KVNF's Eric Goold brings us the latest on local sports across the Western Slope.  Eric hosted the news for a time, and he is now covering regional sports, primarily in the North Fork Valley.

News Producer

Jake Ryan is KVNF's news producer. He received his B.A. in Journalism from Western Illinois University.  After serving with Americorps and volunteering for a community radio station in Maryland, he graduated from the Salt Institute for...

Operations Manager

Email:  jeff(at)kvnf.org

Jessica has been in radio for 5 years, working for originally for the student radio station in Austin, Texas as DJ and Programming Manager. Jessica was an intern at KVNF in 2012 in the music department doing the folk and bluegrass shows, and...

iSeeChange Reporter

Julia Kumari Drapkin is the lead producer for iSeeChange at KVNF, a public media experiment in community environmental science reporting funded by Localore, the Association for Independents in Radio, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting....

Senior Reporter

Laura Palmisano, an Arizona native, has a degree in journalism with a minor in sustainability from Arizona State University. Most recently, Palmisano worked as a Senior TV/Radio Reporter for Arizona Public Media, Tucson's NPR and PBS affiliate....

Contributing Reporter

Marty Durlin contributes freelance news features, including coverage of Delta County Commissioner's meetings and local governmental issues.

Marty  is a writer, reporter and playwright currently living in Paonia, Colorado. She contributes...

Music Reviewer

Chief "cook" and vinyl LP cleaner. Also, along with Hugh "Hurricane" Carson, writing reviews of new music for the site. Hopefully, will be DJ-ing, playing vinyl only - some new, some old. Might sneak occasional CeeDee in. I teach online...

Morning News Host

As KVNF’s new anchor for regional news and NPR’s Morning Edition, Patricia Naft brings to the table a wealth of on-air experience and talent.

Patricia’s been a KVNF DJ for over a decade, and graced the airwaves at KDNK in Carbondale...

DJ, Former KVNF Executive Director

Sally Kane came to radio with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, a career in Public Health, and experience as a small business owner. Raised on the Western Slope, her first time at KVNF was as a DJ in 1980 when she was a high school student...

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