People of Northwest Public Radio
Azusa Uchikura is the Northwest News Network's legislative intern. She comes by way of the University of Washington, where she’s getting a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Germanics. She’s a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and spent last summer at the Free University in Berlin as part of the German Academic Exchange Service. Azusa has done radio for Berliner Rundfunk, a German language station based in Berlin, and for the for the Japanese Language station TJS Radio. She’s also written for Japanese-Online.com, a Monthly English language newsletter on Japanese culture.
Kymberly Dahl serves as Development Coordinator for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho from her office in Pullman. Kym is a 2007 graduate of the University of Idaho Department of English. Previously, she worked with Latah County Historical Society in Moscow and later involved herself in project management and marketing, including work for local commercial radio stations.
Kym collects antique furniture and doesn’t let anyone sit on it. She likes to wear costume jewelry and enjoys Champagne cocktails. She has always wanted to receive a telegram –(STOP)--
Aki Wright serves as the Development Coordinator for Western Washington from his office in the Tacoma offices and studios of Northwest Public Radio. He says this position allows him to combine his long career in sales and marketing with his love for public radio.
Aki’s radio career began as a student announcer at KUPS while attending the University of Puget Sound. That was followed by an internship at KNBQ in Tacoma, and several enjoyable years hosting evening jazz on KPLU. Aki looks forward to supporting your marketing and outreach needs and contributing to your organization’s success.