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  • In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR's doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary ...

  • Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career, "hired to write for every small paper in Washington, D.C., just as it was about to fold," saw that jink broken in 1984, when he came to NPR.

    For more tha...

  • Vice-President, KVNF Board of Directors
  • NPR commentator Bonny Wolf grew up in Minnesota and has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in New Jersey and Texas. She taught journalism at Texas A&M University where she encouraged her student, Lyle Lovett, to give up music and...

  • Bradley Campbell came to Rhode Island Public Radio from WGBH. In Boston, he worked for The Takeaway as an assistant producer, and as a newswriter for Morning Edition. Before that, he covered the Cape Cod Baseball League for WCAI - The Cape and ...

  • Along with hosting All Things Considered each afternoon, Brady co-hosts NHPR’s presence on Twitter and

  • A curious Columbia, Mo. native, Bram Sable-Smith has documented mbira musicians in Zimbabwe, mining protests in Chile, and the St. Louis airport's tumultuous relationship with the Chinese cargo business. His reporting from Ferguson, Mo. was par...

  • Brandon Smith is excited to be working for public radio in Indiana. He has previously worked in public radio as a reporter and anchor in mid-Missouri for KBIA Radio out of Columbia. Prior to that, he worked for WSPY Radio in Plano, Illinois as ...

  • Lexington native Brenna Angel anchored local morning newscasts for WUKY through May 13. She joined the station in March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.

    Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the Radi...

  • Member, KVNF Board of Directors
  • 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.

  • Brian Hardzinski grew up in Flower Mound, Texas but came to the University of Oklahoma for college. He began his career at KGOU as an unpaid student intern assisting with various production and operations tasks, before spending two years produc...

  • NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

    In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

    With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has serv...

  • Before finding her way to public radio, Briana traveled throughout South America, Europe, and the Middle East in the pursuit of adventure. When she returned to Charlotte, she found that there was much exploration to do in her own hometown. She ...

  • Bruce Auster is NPR's National Security Editor. He's headed the unit since it was established in 2008. Auster directs NPR's coverage of international security issues from Washington – including stories involving the U.S. military, the National ...

  • Member of KVNF Board of Directors
  • Caitlin Dickerson is a reporter with NPR's Investigations Team. She contributed reporting to NPR's coverage of the 2014 Ebola outbreak, with stories about the ethics of deploying an experimental vaccine to contain the disease in West Africa, an...

  • Member of KVNF Board of Directors
  • Music Director
  • 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.

  • Carline Watson is the executive producer of NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the show.

    Previously, she served as executive producer of NPR's Identi...

  • Carrie Johnson is a Justice Correspondent for the Washington Desk.

    She covers a wide variety of stories about justice issues, law enforcement and legal affairs for NPR's flagship programs Morning Edition and All Things Consi...

  • Carrie began reporting from New Mexico in 2011, following environmental news, education and Native American issues. She’s worked with NPR’s Morning Edition, PRI’s The World, National Native News, and The Takeaway.

    Carrie graduated with a...

  • Carrie Kahn is NPR's international correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. She covers Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered, ...

  • Casey Miner is an audio producer and senior editor for KALW’s award-winning news, arts, and culture program Crosscurrents. She’s contributed work to NPR, Marketplace, Mother Jones, The Takeaway, Transport...

  • Catherine Welch is news director at Rhode Island Public Radio. Before her move to Rhode Island in 2010, Catherine was news director at WHQR in Wilmington, NC. She was also news director at KBIA in Columbia, MO where she was a faculty member at...

  • Charles is a radio reporter, story teller, Excel ninja, database grasshopper, and loves to FOIL records. He's worked for NPR, Deutche Welle, Radio Netherlands, Soundprint, Penthouse, the Religion News Service, and the Catholic World Report.  He...

  • Charles Mahtesian is Politics Editor for Digital News.

    Prior to coming to NPR, Mahtesian spent five years as Politico's national politics editor, where he directed its political and campaign coverage and authored a blog on the A...

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