People

  • Senior Reporter/Producer

    Laura is a senior reporter and producer for KVNF Community Radio. She covers eight counties on Colorado's Western Slope. You may also on occasion hear her host Morning Edition and Local Motion on KVNF. Laura has worked at...

  • Hot off the streets of the western slope, the best comedian you never knew was telling a joke. Teaching children by day and rocking out to all things magical by night. Seeker of seismic wildness and musical relief- DJ Lou is inspired by a...

  • A space junky tuning into the airwaves since she could reach the knob. Galactic frequencies being the transformation between there and here.  Been a DJ now at KVNF since the start of 2014.  Hosting "One Woman’s Perspective" the 2nd and 5th...

  • DJ

    Born and raised in the live music capital of the world Austin, Texas, Lilly is constantly seeking fresh and wild new tunes to bring to KVNF listeners.  She hosts the Sweet Sound two Thursday mornings per month and enjoys playing musicians from...

  • Host

    Maria has been behind the mike as a DJ designing musical spaces with The Medicine Show since 2005.  A writer and free-lance journalist for 35 years, she started writing and recording radio copy in 1988 for KCSU-FM.  She loves bringing beautiful...

  • Ms.Maple hails from the great, white north and absolutely adores the opportunity to be a DJ at KVNF.  Her favourite music to play includes soul, reggae, hip hop, rock n' roll from the 50's on and just about anything that
    feels good.  She's...

  • Michael Novus is a classical DJ at KVNF.  On his program, "The Modern Third", heard on the fourth Sunday of each month, he focuses on music since the time of Debussy, which he feels is under appreciated on classical radio.  He also hosts "In...

  • KVNF Underwriting Sales

    Spinning tunes and sending musical magic out over the airwaves is what I like to do. And one thing I've learned about myself - I usually like to Rock Out! KVNF is one special radio station and I am grateful for it - every moment of every day....

  • Growing up in Southern California I was fortunate to go see great new musicians such as Jethro Tull, Led Zepplin, & Elton John play at cool venues like The Forum, Hollywood Palladium and Pasadena Ice House. Since then, I have been hooked on...

  • 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...

  • Rob Miller has been a DJ on KVNF since 2000 when he signed up to bring bluegrass to the masses on The Pickin' Show.  Back then, he also was a regular on Live from the Woody Lounge (an old jazz show on KVNF) as well as a pioneer on The Redneck...

  • DJ
  • Prior to moving to the North Fork Area, Ruth taught Art History to freshmen at ColoradoState University for over 20 years. Her aesthetic sensibilities combine the visual and musical, so it has seemed natural to try her hand at being a DJ when...

  • If not cranking the chain on his bicycle, wearing fancy pants, or getting his hands dirty in the community garden, Ryan Strand is listening to funk music. His appetite for drum beats are relentless and his ear for total groovability is exact....

  • 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...

  • Vice President of KVNF Board of Directors
  • KVNF DJ

    Tamara hosts Soul System on Thursday evenings, sometimes called the "dancing-est" show on KVNF!

    She says, "I love music. It feeds the soul and lifts the spirit. Being born and raised in Colorado, music has been part of my life since I...

  • Tara Miller is a poet and potter and gardener, living just outside Paonia. She is a promoter of efficient technologies (solar cooking and photvoltaics) and a godmother in Taquile Island, Peru. She has been a DJ at KVNF since 1991, primarily...

  • Tay Wiles is one of two DJ's for the Sweet Sound Thursday morning music show. She grew up listening to Deep Breakfast and Madonna. Dubstep and Afrobeat are now Tay's not-so-secret pleasures, but at KVNF she enjoys playing rock like Arcade Fire,...

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  • DJ

    The Hurricane continues to pursue a 45-year career in disaster response and training, with emphasis on aviation. An earlier stay in Crawford ‘75’-’79 brought back good memories in 2004 when he came down from Boise on the Saddle Mtn fire, and...

  • DJ

    Thomas began volunteering at KVNF Public Radio over 20 years ago, creating and hosting several radio shows including the long running show, Gumbo Ya Ya.

  • Todd and Cynthia began their radio career at KVNF in 1997 with an all night show called "Under Cover of Darkness" that started at midnight on Friday and ended whenever.  A shared rotation with Annie Easter on "Blues & Other Colors" ...

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