People

  • Part-Time Membership Production

    NPR has always been a part of my life as a trusted news source and an informative companion helping me to pass the time. I am excited to be a member of the WPR team this fall. I am a UW senior in sociology but thankful for the...

  • Membership Manager

    Phone: 307-766-6874
    Email: amittels@uwyo.edu

    Andrew Mittelstadt was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming. After graduating from the University of Wyoming with a degree in political science,...

  • Digital Media Manager And Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-4180
    Email: arader1@uwyo.edu

    Anna Rader is the digital media manager at Wyoming Public Media. Anna is a born and bred Wyomingite and graduated from the University of Wyoming with...

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Phone: 307-766-2331
    Email: bslater@uwyo.edu

    Ben Slater has run an audio production company since 1996, working as a freelance recording engineer, live sound engineer, and producer....

  • News Director

    Phone: 307-766-6626
    Email: btwo@uwyo.edu 

    Bob Beck has been News Director of Wyoming Public Radio since 1988. During his time as News Director WPR has won over 100 national, regional and state news...

  • Wyoming Sounds Host

    Born in Laramie and graced with a cosmopolitan upbringing to the east of the Rockies, he grew up with a passion for music as it poured forth from an early 60s 9v transistor radio late at night.  The grandfather of four beautiful girls imagines...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Phone: 307-766-2241
    Email: cballar2@uwyo.edu

    Caroline Ballard came to Wyoming Public Radio in 2014 after earning a Master of Science degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of...

  • Phone: 816-351-7748
    Email: cwheel11@uwyo.edu

    Catherine Wheeler comes to Wyoming from Kansas City, Missouri. She has worked at public media stations in Missouri and on the Vox podcast "Today,...

  • Wyoming Sounds Host

    I had a great experience interning with Wyoming Sounds during the spring of 2018. The staff was very welcoming and I look forward to working with the team in the future.

  • General Manager

    Phone: 307-766-4241
    Email: ckuzmych@uwyo.edu  

    General Manager Christina Kuzmych joined Wyoming Public Media in June, 2011, bringing 27 years of public broadcasting experience to Wyoming.

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  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Natural Resources & Energy Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-0809
    Email: cmckim5@uwyo.edu

    Cooper McKim has reported for NPR stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, South Carolina, and now Wyoming. In South Carolina, he covered recovery...

  • Freelance Reporter

    Darrah J. Perez is a freelance contributor to WPR and is a published native spiritual author. Her tribal affiliation is Blackfeet, Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone. She's also a reporter for Pitchengine and County 10 news. She lives in...

  • Office Associate

    Phone: 307-766-4240
    Email: ddenison@uwyo.edu  

    Following the completion of her Master's Degree in Economics, Diana Denison took a position as an...

  • Corporate Development Manager

    Phone: 307-766-2401
    Email: DBurner@uwyo.edu

    Upon graduation from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, Dianne Burner served nine...

  • Cultural Affairs Producer

    Erin Jones has a dual MFA in creative writing and environment and natural resources from the University of Wyoming and a BA in geography from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked as a ranger, teacher, winter camping guide, and...

  • Program Director and Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-6624
    Email: wkirkpa1@uwyo.edu 

     

    Grady has taken a circuitous route from his hometown of Kansas City to Wyoming. Sometime after the London Bridge had fallen down, he moved...

  • Part-Time Weekend Host

    Jordan Giese is a political science major currently working on his bachelor's degree. He has lived in Wyoming all his life but has a focus on both local issues and international stories. He moved to Laramie just last year rediscovering Wyoming...

  • Cody Reporter

    Phone: 307 578-4056
    Email: kkudelsk@uwyo.edu 

    Kamila has worked for public radio stations in California, New York, France and Poland. Originally from New York City, she loves exploring new...

  • Membership Associate

    Phone: 307-766-6874
    Email: keberhar@uwyo.edu

    Kathleen is a Laramie, Wyoming native. For as long as she can remember she has been an established Wyoming Public Media (WPM) fan, and was thrilled...

  • Corporate Development Sales Representative

    Phone: 307-766-4256
    Email: eharri34@uwyo.edu

    Originally from Nashville, TN, Liz studied Business Marketing at Clemson University in South Carolina. Upon graduation, Liz moved back to Nashville...

  • Reporter, MOUNTAIN WEST NEWS BUREAU

    Phone: 307-766-5086
    Email: mmullen5@uwyo.edu

    Maggie Mullen reports for the Mountain West News Bureau

  • Broadcast Assistant

    Mary Grace is an Alabama native raised on the Gulf Coast that relocated to Wyoming in 2014. Joining the station in March of 2015, Mary Grace has worked for in Membership, Underwriting, and Major Giving, finding a passion for non...

  • Programming Assistant

    Melaina Nielson is a coffee buff, jazz enthusiast, podcast aficionado, avid Yelper, and aunt of five, lovely returnable children. Aside from all that, she enjoys a quiet morning out on the lake fishing or duck hunting during the appropriate...

  • Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-2405
    Email: medward9@uwyo.edu   

    Melodie Edwards covers a wide variety of Wyoming topics from wildlife to Native American issues to agriculture. She is currently working on a...

  • Cultural Affairs and Production Director

    Phone: 307-766-3587
    Email: mschweiz@uwyo.edu

    Micah Schweizer oversees arts and culture coverage for Wyoming Public Radio, as well as the station...

  • Operations Manager and Afternoon Host

    Phone: 307-766-4255
    Email: commish@uwyo.edu 

  • Director of Engineering and Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-4265
    Email: pmontoy1@uwyo.edu

    Paul Montoya has been involved in radio for over 40 years working in Albuquerque, Las Vegas. Phoenix,...

  • Freelance Reporter

    When Penny Preston came to Cody, Wyoming, in 1998, she was already an award winning broadcast journalist, with big market experience.  She had anchored in Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Tulsa, and Fayetteville.  She’s been a news director in Dallas...

  • Freelance Reporter

    A multi-media journalist, Rebecca Huntington is a regular contributor to Wyoming Public Radio.  She has reported on a variety of topics ranging from the National Parks, wildlife, environment, health care, education and business.  She recently...

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