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  • 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 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 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...

  • Producer

    Year started with KUOW: 2014

    Katherine started working at KUOW in February 2014 as the audio engineer for the afternoon news magazine. Currently she's the producer for the Race and Equity team.

    Prior to coming to KUOW, she worked...