People

  • Classical Music Host

    Hailing from Bellevue WA, Anjuli Dodhia was immersed in classical music at a young age. She sang in her church youth choir, and in senior year of high school, she was the orchestra’s principal violinist.

    When Anjuli began studying...

  • Northwest News Reporter

    Anna King calls Richland, Washington home and loves unearthing great stories about people in the Northwest. She reports for the Northwest News Network from a studio at Washington State University, Tri-Cities. She covers the Mid-Columbia region,...

  • NWPR Engineer
  • Multimedia Journalist - Based in Richland, WA

    Courtney Flatt began her journalism career at The Dallas Morning News as a neighbors editor. There, she also wrote articles for the Metro section, where she reported on community issues ranging from water security to the arts. Courtney earned...

  • Corporate Support Manager/ Network Community Partnerships & Development Specialist

    Cricket Cordova, an award-winning marketing and public relations specialist, is dedicated to fostering win-win relationships between businesses and Northwest Public Radio.

    Cricket has extensive experience applying her skills in...

  • Inland Folk Host, Editor & Producer

    Dan Maher originally fell in love with folk music as a teenager growing up in Spokane. A celebrated musician, he actually began his career in music during his college years at Washington State University, performing covers of the...

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Broadcast Chief Engineer
  • Community Partnerships and Development Specialist, The Mid-Columbia/Tri-Cities

    Donna Duvall serves as Community Partnerships and Development Specialist for the Mid-Columbia region from NWPR’s Tri-Cities office. A graduate of Oregon State University, and more recently The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at WSU,...

  • INLAND NORTHWEST CORRESPONDENT

    Emily Schwing comes to the Inland Northwest by way of Alaska, where she covered social and environmental issues with an Arctic spin as well as natural resource development, wildlife management and Alaska Native issues for nearly a decade. Her...

  • Classical Music Host

    Seattle has been Gigi Yellen’s home since 1986. Grateful for the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty, she appreciates the contrast between this climate and that of her native Houston, Texas! At Wellesley College, she acquired a good ear for...

  • Program Director

    Gillian Coldsnow traces her radio  roots back to her early days in Singapore.  Shortly after graduation from the National University of Singapore, where she majored in English and Philosophy, Gillian began working for the Singapore Broadcasting...

  • Traffic and Promotions Coordinator

    Hannah’s cultural roots are in South Carolina where she grew up, but after living in the Pacific Northwest for 9 years, she considers this region her home. She graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Theatre Arts while working...

  • Community Partnerships & Development Specialist, Central Washington

    Jamie Huber grew up in Wenatchee and serves as Community Partnerships & Development Specialist for Central Washington. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Washington University and has extensive...

  • Systems Administrator
  • Music Coordinator

    Idaho native Jessie Jacobs developed a love of classical music at a very young age. One of her earliest memories is dancing to her grandfather playing The Man on the Flying Trapeze and Ernesto Lecuona’s Malaguena on...

  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Station Manager

    Kerry Swanson, Northwest Public Radio’s station manager,  has been in broadcasting for more than 30 years. His experience includes management, programming, fundraising, new media, building community connections, and planning new broadcast...

  • Community Partnerships and Development Specialist, Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho

    Kymberly Dahl serves as Community Partnerships and Development Specialist for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho from her office in Pullman. Kym is a graduate of the University of Idaho’s Department of English. Prior to her role at Northwest...

  • General Manager, Murrow Public Media
  • Web Operations & On-Air Announcer

    Reed Michaelsen developed and manages the web presence of Northwest Public Radio, at NWPR.org

    He started at Northwest Public Radio in 2006 as an operations assistant and part-time evening announcer on...

  • Major Gifts Officer

    Sandi joined the Northwest Public Radio listening audience in 1995 when she moved from Florida to the Palouse for a development director role at the University of Idaho. She took her first step into the world of radio when she began producing a...

  • Membership Director

    Radio has been an important part of Sarah’s life since she was a child and spent hours listening to various music stations from her small town in Idaho.  She cannot recall a time when she was without a radio, even when she spent summers working...

  • Classical Music Host

    A native of Seattle and a University of Washington graduate, Steve Reeder began his life in radio at KUOW-FM, while still in his teens. He has since worked on two separate occasions at KING-FM there, first as Program Director and later as a...

  • Membership Coordinator

    Sue came to work for Northwest Public Radio as the database manager in 1995. With over 25 years of customer service experience, Sue manages NWPR’s Sustainer Program as well as serves as the publisher of Connect. If you have any...

  • Social Media Manager

    Growing up in the Tacoma-Puyallup area, Sueann Ramella remembers being a precocious young reporter for her school paper. A big fan of shows like 60 Minutes and 20-20, she dreamed of one day being a hard-hitting journalist,...

  • All Things Considered Host & Producer

    Thom  Kokenge is a Washington native, born and raised in Yakima, and the youngest of seven siblings.  A graduate of Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Thom got his start in radio there, with KCAT and KXLE, fulfilling a lifelong dream...