People

  • General Manager, Murrow Public Media
  • Community Partnerships and Development Specialist
  • 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...

  • Reporter
  • 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...

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