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People

  • Broadcast Tech

    Year started with KUOW: 2016

  • Year started with KUOW: 2017

    Eilís O'Neill is the EarthFix reporter at KUOW. Eilís (eye-LEASH) fell in love with radio as a 14-year-old high school intern at KUOW. Since then, she’s wandered the world recording people’s stories and...

  • Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2001

    Former Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen has been interviewing poets and producing poetry segments for KUOW since 2001. She began as an...

  • Director of Research

    Year started with KUOW: 2003

    As Director of Research, Hovance has overall responsibility for the coverage of operational and analytic databases, data integration, data quality and business intelligence. Her primary area of focus is on...

  • Host, Morning Edition

    Year started with KUOW: 2016

    Emily comes to KUOW from Michigan Radio, an NPR station that covers the lower half of Michigan’s “mitten”. There she was a producer, reporter and host. She fell in love with radio in college, where she was a...

  • Assistant to the President & General Manager

    Year started with KUOW: 2016

  • Editor

    Year started with KUOW: 2015

    Gil edits feature pieces and helps guide staff reporters through their stories.

    He previously served as interim digital director and online managing editor at KUOW. Before that he spent seven years...

  • Announcer

    Year started with KUOW: 1984-1995, 2007-2008, 2012

    Gregg provides continuity and information during KUOW’s popular weekend morning programming.

    He began his radio career at KCCK in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, then moved to Seattle in 1984...

  • Senior Announcer

    Year started with KUOW: 1992

    Guy has held many positions at KUOW, including news director, reporter, editor and host of several programs.

    He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin and  Evergreen State College.

    Guy...

  • Associate Major Gifts Officer

    Year started with KUOW: 2016

  • Online Editor

    Year started with KUOW: 2013

    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

    Year started with KUOW: 1997-1999, 2010

    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...

  • Newscaster/ Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2004

    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,...

  • Database Coordinator

    Year started with KUOW: 2016

  • Director of Finance & Administration

    Year started with KUOW: 2012

    McKenna manages all financial functions within the station, including all internal and external financial reporting.  She came to KUOW in 2012 with over 20 years of experience in both commercial and public...

  • Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2012

    Jason Pagano is a producer at KUOW, where he works behind the scenes to bring you interviews, news coverage and KUOW’s Week in Review. He’s also worked on KUOW’s Weekday and The Conversation. Before radio, he...

  • Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2001

    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...

  • Director, Digital Media

    Year started with KUOW: 2006

    Jenna oversees day-to-day operations of KUOW.org and content across all digital platforms.

    Jenna is a Seattle native and probably the youngest person to have used a rotary phone. While she loves the...

  • Program Producer, RadioActive

    Year started with KUOW: 2004

    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....

  • Senior Editor

    Year started with KUOW: 2008

    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...

  • Operations Assistant

    Year started with KUOW: 2012

  • Producer, Speakers Forum

    Year started with KUOW: 2006

    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...

  • Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2009

    John welcomes story ideas and feedback from listeners. Email him at jryan@kuow.org or call him at 206-543-0637. For secure, confidential communication, he's at 1-401-405-1206 on the

  • IT Systems Manager

    Year started with KUOW: 1998

  • Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2007

    Joshua has been the "growing pains" reporter since 2015, documenting the region's growth and change. 

    Joshua “took the long way” to radio, working in architecture firms for over a decade before...

  • Program Coordinator - Front Office

    Year started with KUOW: 2008

  • Web Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2013

    A former intern of the KUOW web department, Kara was hired as a web producer in 2013. She supports KUOW's web content with graphics, photography and video. 

    She is a graduate of the University of...

  • Underwriting Coordinator

    Year started with KUOW: 1997

  • Director of Development

    Year started with KUOW: 2002

    Andriesen leads KUOW's individual and foundation fundraising efforts, including KUOW’s major gifts, grants, pledge drives and membership programs.

    She has 27 years of experience in fundraising for...

  • Reporter

    Year started with KUOW: 2015

    Kate is a daily news reporter at KUOW. Originally from Australia, Kate studied journalism at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology before coming to work in public radio. Kate began her career as a...

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