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  • John L. Hanson is the producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio series In Black America. It’s heard on home station KUT Monday nights at 10:30 p.m., as well as weekly on close to 20 stations across the country. The weekly podcast of...

  • 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...

  • John O’Connor is a reporter for StateImpact Florida, a project of WUSF, WLRN and NPR covering education. John writes for the StateImpact Florida blog and produces stories for air on Florida public radio stations.

    John is a former...

  • John Powers is the pop culture and critic-at-large on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He previously served for six years as the film critic.

    Powers covers film and politics for Vogue and

  • 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

  • John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the federal budget for NPR for two decades. In recent years NPR has broadened his responsibilities, making use of his reporting and interviewing skills to cover major stories like the...

  • Jon Hamilton is a correspondent for NPR's Science Desk. Currently he focuses on neuroscience, health risks, and extreme weather.

    Following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hamilton was part of NPR's team of science reporters and...

  • Manhattan-based radio reporter Jon Kalish has reported for NPR since 1980. Links to radio documentaries, podcasts & stories on NPR are at Kalish Labs.

  • Treasurer

    Jon Schorr is of counsel at the law firm Carney Badley Spellman. His practice emphasizes matters related to federal and state tax issues and the representation of privately held companies with a special interest in telecommunications.

  • Jonathan is the General Manager of Tri States Public radio. His duties include but are not limited to, managing all facets of the station, from programming to finances to operations....

  • Joseph Lord is a Louisville native who was raised in Jeffersontown. He attended Western Kentucky University before covering public safety and later city government for The Anniston (Ala.) Star. He's also covered education for The Tribune and...

  • Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.

    In this role, Shapiro takes on long-term reporting projects and covers breaking news stories for NPR's news shows.

    Shapiro's major investigative stories include his...