People

  • Adam is one of the Crossroads DJs, a show he feels honored to represent!  Moving from the wilderness of Idaho to the North Fork Valley 10 years ago to be the Hotchkiss H.S. science teacher, he immediately got hooked on KVNF when he had time to...

  • 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...

  • Amber McDaniel began her DJ career hosting Pot of Gold with her son Noah when he was just 3 years old.   You can catch her soulful and positive music (and attitude) on One Woman's Perspective and Soul System every month. 

  • Angus Stocking is a writer and recovering Christian cultist interested in metaphysics, fringe philosophy, and the myriad forms of human spirituality. Learn more about him at his website, OtherBS.com.

  • Crawford resident, Ann Izard believes love and gratitude are the keys to a good life.  She reaches out to KVNF listeners to share her wisdom on good living in her weekly commentary, “What Works with Ann Izard.”

    Ann previously hosted a...

  • Annette is host of the show, "In the Classical Tradition", for the 3rd week of every month. She is also a well-known local librarian!

  • Sprouting up from that rich Midwestern topsoil, April blossomed and expanded until the winds of change carried her across the plains and into the depths of the Rocky Mountains, where she finally settled and sprouted anew in the North Fork...

  • Ben lives in hotchkiss on an organic farm, spending evenings playing music for kvnf. Lettuce notice that his eclectic tastes include electronic beets, Hip hop roots, and local jams. If you haven't hear  his show you need to turnip your stereo...

  • Capitol 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...

  • Brian has lived on the Western Slope for ten years, and in the West for almost forty. His other work in transportation, events and tours takes him away occasionally, but you can hear him subbing a variety of music shows when he's at home.

  • Captain Clearwater leads you on a musical journey exploring a variety of genres every Thursday morning on the Freak Show. He is also a member of the KVNF Programming Committee.

  • Chase moved to the Paonia from San Francisco a year ago. He plays some country and the occasional gospel tune on his Tuesday morning music mix, but often  backslides into more urban sounds. People seem to like it.
     When not rocking out in...

  • I moved to the North Fork Valley 7 years ago breaking colts for a guy up on the Mesa. I have been DJing at Kvnf for about 2.5 years and I get a kick out of it. I was raised on the classics. Waylon Emmie Lou Willie. Tom T Hall and some others. I...

  • Treasurer, KVNF Board of Directors
  • You can catch Dennis every other Sunday hosting Flight of Fancy where he plays music from the 50's, 60's and 70's.  He has also served as a KVNF  board member as well as the project manager for the building and renovation of the station in 2004...

  • DJ

    Don is one of the hosts for the "Pot of Gold" show on Saturday mornings. Don & Wally have been hosts of this very popular show for many years.

  • My love of music began with seeds from my parents' music collection - most notably, Marty Robbins, Bill Haley and the Comets and Elvis and then grew into an eclectic array of musical interests. Attempts to play music led to cutting a piano...

  • Start your work week off right with Go Betty every Monday morning at 8 am as she brings a wide mix of musical entertainment and information to the airwaves.

  • DJ

    KVNF's Eric Goold brings us an eclectic mix of music on Emotional Rescue,  Friday nights from 9:30 to midnight.

  • Georgia  transplanted herself to Paonia after having  a  “values crisis”  in a big city.  She loves classical music, jazz and just about any other kind of music. She currently helps  DJ  the Sunday night program "In the Classical Tradition." ...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Jake Ryan is reporter and producer at KVNF. 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...

  • One of the hosts of the program "My Generation".

  • DJ, Host of 'As The Worm Turns'
  • DJ

    Joanna Calabrese deejays the Sweet Sound Thursday Morning Music Mix. Her mission as DJ is to stir up a ferverous affection for folk and independent rock music. She works for a co-working space and business incubator in Paonia and has a passion...

  • 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....

  • As a music producer, film composer and sound designer for over 20 years in Los Angeles, Justin landed in Paonia to finish the sound & music for a film in 2014. While escaping the noise of the city, he discovered a brand new distraction -...

  • KO left the Valley for several years, but is now back on the air hosting "My Generation"! Karen was a member of the "Bettys" circa 1990. They served dinner at the annual lasagne dinner/party for KVNF. It became a bit of a cult thing for guys to...

  • KO hosts the Medicine Show on the second Sunday of the month. She has been a volunteer dj since 1987, beginning with Some Mellow Jazz, renamed Cookin' with Jazz sometime in the early 1990s. She also hosted One Woman's Perspective and My...

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