People

  • Host, The Swing Years and Beyond, and Weekend Announcer

    Amanda Wilde, host of The Swing Years and Beyond, presents American popular music from the 1920s through the 1950s. Amanda hosts Saturday and Sunday afternoons on KUOW as well. She produces interviews ranging from in–depth historical...

  • Producer, The Record
  • Reporter

    Amy Radil joined KUOW as a reporter covering politics and government in 2005. She got her start in radio as a reporter for Minnesota Public Radio from 1997 to 2000. She then freelanced for four years from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, contributing...

  • Producer, The Record

    Andy Hurst has worked in public radio for nearly a decade. He's a producer for KUOW's midday newsmagazine, The Record. He's also worked as a producer for both Weekday and The Conversation.

    Before shifting gears...

  • Reporter

    Ann Dornfeld is a reporter at KUOW. She should have realized radio was in her future when, growing up in Seattle, she went to KUBE 93 after school one day to interview DJ Chet Buchanan. She claimed it was for a school assignment. She was...

  • Assistant Program Director

    Arvid Hokanson serves as assistant program director for KUOW and KUOW2. He works with Program Director Jeff Hansen to fine tune the sound of the stations, find new programs and interact with listeners.  Arvid also works with KUOW's youth-radio...

  • Environment Reporter

    Ashley Ahearn is the environment reporter at KUOW and part of the award-winning regional multimedia collaborative project EarthFix. Before joining KUOW Ashley was a producer and reporter for Living on...

  • Announcer

    Bernard got his start in radio as a music DJ at KBCS in Bellevue, Washington. He has also worked as an announcer for KUOW2, and has been an announcer for KUOW since 2006.

  • Announcer

    Bill O'Grady is at the microphone Monday through Friday evenings. He also voices the underwriting announcements heard throughout the day (the ones that begin, "Support for KUOW comes from..."). As senior announcer, Bill's voice is significant...

  • Host, KUOW's Morning Newsmagazine

    Bill Radke hosts KUOW's morning newsmagazine — as he did 20 years ago! Bill was KUOW's morning host in the '90s, and then he created Rewind, a news-satire show heard on KUOW and nationwide on NPR. Next, Bill moved away to Southern...

  • Editor

    Carol Smith is a reinvented print reporter now working as an editor in radio. She fell in love with radio's narrative possibilities after the closure of her long-time employer, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 2009, where she was a senior...

  • Reporter

    Carolyn Adolph is the economics reporter at KUOW. She is interested in the forces that affect the fortunes of Seattle-area employers and how those employers are transforming life as we know it.

    With this assignment Carolyn's career comes...

  • News Director
  • Interviewer and Executive Producer, The Record

    Before landing in the Emerald City, David Hyde tried out several others, including New York, Tokyo and Portland, Oregon. As a student at Reed College in Portland, David discovered two loves: His love for the Pacific Northwest and for his spouse...

  • Reporter

    Deborah Wang is a news and feature reporter for KUOW. She covers a range of subjects, but focuses on stories about business and politics.

    Deborah joined the KUOW staff in the fall of 2005. She is an award–winning radio and television...

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