People

Assignment Editor

Derek Wang's public radio career spans almost two decades. As KUOW's Assignment Editor, he leads the news reporting team in daily news coverage.

Previously, Derek has worked as a producer, a reporter, the local host for Morning Edition...

Producer, The Record

Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen has been interviewing poets and producing poetry segments for KUOW since 2001. She began as an intern while in graduate school for an MFA in...

Announcer

Weekend host Gregg Porter began his radio career in 1976 at KCCK in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He moved to Seattle in 1984 to join KUOW as music director. After a year he became operations and production manager, overseeing the station’s studios and...

Senior Announcer

Guy has been in public radio in the Seattle area for more than 20 years. He started as music host at community station KAOS in Olympia, then moved on to KPLU in Tacoma as a reporter. After living in Japan for a couple years he returned to...

Online Editor

Isolde Raftery became the online editor at KUOW in October 2013. Previously, she worked for NBCNews.com and the Columbian and Skagit Valley Herald newspapers here in Washington state. She has

Announcer, KUOW2

Jack is the weekday afternoon announcer on KUOW's second program service, 91.7 KUOW2. He also fills in for Amanda Wilde on The Swing Years and Beyond, heard Saturday nights 7:00 p.m. to midnight on 94.9 KUOW.

Jack got his start...

Morning Newscaster/ Reporter

Jamala has been with KUOW since July 2004. She graduated from The Evergreen State college in Washington, where she focused on film, video and media studies. After several years working in video production, she began to pursue radio while...

Producer, The Record
Producer, KUOW Presents

Jeannie Yandel has always been a sucker for a good story.  And she had an epiphany one morning listening to Morning Edition – the consistently best stories out there were coming from NPR.  So in 2001, she started as an intern here at...

Program Director

Jeff Hansen is a Minnesota native whose public broadcasting career spans 29 years. Jeff has been the Program Director at KUOW since 2000. He holds a B.A. in sociology from Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin.

Jeff has also served as...

Director, Digital Media

Jenna Montgomery is a Seattle native with over 10 years' experience writing and designing for the Web. She also has a love for paper, having pursued two degrees in printmaking. Her prints have been in several shows, including one jurored by the...

Program Producer, RadioActive

Jenny Asarnow co-manages RadioActive, KUOW's youth radio program. She's reported for national programs including NPR’s Snap Judgment and PRI’s The World. Her audio and interactive work has...

Senior Editor

As Senior Editor Jim edits feature pieces and helps guide staff reporters through their stories. Jim has helped to oversee and develop the investigative reporting efforts of KUOW with the mission to provide in-depth coverage of issues that...

Producer, Speakers Forum

John O’Brien produces Speakers Forum at KUOW. He learned to love radio as a child waking up one summer morning to the harmonies of Simon and Garfunkel.

As a teenager, he would drive the back roads of Indiana and Michigan late at night...

Reporter

Good thing John was a clumsy traveler.

Otherwise his cheap microcassette recorder wouldn't have fallen out of his pocket in an Indonesian taxi, a generous BBC stringer wouldn't have lent him some professional recording gear, and he...

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