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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Rick arrived in Paonia with his wife Lisa and two of his six sons, Max and Quincy, in August 2013. Rick’s experience with radio began in broadcasting school in Kearney, Nebraska, where he was Program Director for KOVF. After moving to Iowa...
Susan has worked as an Environmental Educator, Naturalist, Park Ranger, Monitored Archaeological Sites, Resource Management, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Case Worker, and as Administrative Assistant at an Environmental Clean-up site. She...
Special Events and Outreach Director
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. During that time, Thomas was a member of the KVNF Board of Directors. In 1998, he was...