Jeff Hansen

Program Director

Jeff Hansen worked as a talk show host and producer in Madison Wisconsin from 1980 to 1990 at both WORT and Wisconsin Public Radio. Since then he’s worked as a Program Director at WERU in Maine, KPFT in Houston, and KERA in Dallas.

Jeff has been the Program Director at KUOW since 2000. He holds a B.A. in sociology from Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin.

He says, "Our purpose is to provide you with credible in–depth news, information, and cultural programming and to create a forum for the discussion of the key issues of the day. In so doing, KUOW's programming fills an important need in our society."

Jeff is the founder of the News/Talk Group, a national organization of public radio news/talk stations that provides leadership for programming issues of concern to the top stations in the system.