People | KUOW News and Information


  • 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.


  • 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 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...