People | KUOW News and Information


  • Host, The Swing Years and Beyond

    Year started with KUOW: 2003

    Amanda Wilde  is a seasoned announcer who has been heard regularly on Seattle airwaves for over two decades.

    Amanda originally came to KUOW to host and produce Seattle radio's longest-running program, ...

  • Producer, The Record
  • Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2005

    Amy Radil joined KUOW as a reporter covering politics and government in 2005. She got her start in radio as a reporter for Minnesota Public Radio from 1997 to 2000. She then freelanced for four years from Rio...

  • Producer, The Record

    Year started with KUOW: 2006

    Andy Hurst has worked in public radio for more than a decade. He's a producer for KUOW's midday newsmagazine, The Record. He's also worked as a producer for both Weekday and The...

  • Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2008

    Ann Dornfeld reports on issues of racial inequity for KUOW.

    She previously covered education for the station. Before that, Ann was a roving freelance public radio reporter, focusing on environmental...

  • Assistant Program Director

    Year started with KUOW: 1999

    Arvid oversees the daily operations of the programming department. He also oversees the on-air announcing staff, Speaker's Forum and RadioActive Youth Media<...

  • Environment Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2011

    Ashley Ahearn is KUOW’s award-winning environment reporter and the host of a new  national podcast on the environment, terrestrial. Each episode...

  • Traffic Manager

    Year started with KUOW: 1985

  • Finance & Administration Project Manager

    Year started with KUOW: 2011

  • Announcer

    Year started with KUOW: 2006

    Bernard got his start in radio as a music DJ at KBCS in Bellevue, Washington. He has also worked as an announcer for KUOW2, and has been an announcer for KUOW since 2006.

  • Announcer

    Year started with KUOW: 1986

    Bill O'Grady is at the microphone Monday through Friday evenings. He also voices the underwriting announcements heard throughout the day (the ones that begin, "Support for KUOW comes from..."). As senior...

  • Host

    Year started with KUOW: 1985 – 1986, 1991 – 2004, 2012 

    Bill hosts The Record and Week In Review. After starting with KUOW as a University of Washington student in 1985, Bill was KUOW's morning host in the '90s and the...

  • Social Media Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2013

    Social media producer Bond Huberman designs and deploys all of KUOW's social media. What does that mean? It means she writes a lot of tweets. And quickly.

    When she isn't immersed in Tweetdeck,...

  • News Anchor

    Year started with KUOW: 2014

    Brian is a part-time fill in news anchor. He comes to KUOW after retiring from a 10-year run as business editor at KOMO radio/TV.

    Before that he spent over 25 years being heard on a variety of...

  • Editor

    Year started with KUOW: 2013

    Carol Smith is a reinvented print reporter now working as an editor in radio. She fell in love with radio's narrative possibilities after the closure of her long-time employer, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer...