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  • Director of Philanthropy

    Alice Webber started her public broadcasting career at KUER in 2006 as the corporate underwriting manager. She moved across the hall to PBS Utah as the Director of Development in 2008. In February 2020, Alice became the Director of Philanthropy...

  • Grants and Foundations Manager

    Amy moved out west with her skis and very little else just days after graduating from the University of Iowa back in the 80s. She’s reinvented herself a few times over the years, most recently as the grants and foundations manager and advisory...

  • Executive Editor for Special Projects

    Andrew Becker joined KUER in 2018 as the host and producer of an upcoming investigative podcast before becoming news director and then executive editor for special projects. He spent more than a decade covering border, homeland and national...

  • Underwriting Assistant

    April recently made the move across the building from KUED Accounting to KUER. She is thrilled to be with KUER, and to be working with the Underwriting team. A California girl at heart, April holds a bachelor’s degree in Theatre from UC...

  • Digital Producer

    Arianna joined KUER after moving to Salt Lake City from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of Oklahoma and worked for two years as a reporter at the Tulsa World newspaper before deciding to pursue a...

  • Accountant

    Becky Steck grew up in Vernal where dinosaurs roamed and the river is rafted. Eventually, she moved to Heber, a beautiful town with breathable air and steam trains, and now she's been living in Salt Lake for the past five years. Becky love to...

  • Producer, RadioWest

    A Salt Lake native, Benjamin Bombard served numerous internships in the KUER newsroom before becoming a producer of RadioWest. He aspired to the position for years, and in his sometimes wayward pursuit of it he has worked as a print...

  • Reporter and Midday Host

    Bob Nelson is a graduate of the University of Utah with a BA in mass communications. He began his radio career at KUER in 1978 when it was still in Kingsbury Hall. That’s also where he met his wife, Maria Shilaos, in 1981. Bob left KUER for...

  • Weeknight Host

    Brian is from Southern California, where he was an engineer at Clear Channel in Los Angeles for 15 years for The Jim Rome Show and The Chris Myers Show, among others. He also hosted his own music shows for just as long on LA's (use one-...

  • Corporate And Business Support Associate

    Burke Johnstun is a Utah native that has spent most of his career working with Utah businesses in E-commerce and Adtech. As a longtime fan of public radio, he decided to leave the corporate world to help promote something he believes is vital...

  • All Things Considered Host

    Caroline Ballard is a central Virginia native and a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School. Ever since 2014 – to her delight and the dismay of her East Coast family and friends – she has steadily moved further west. For five years she...

  • Digital Coordinator

    Chelsea Naughton is a Cleveland, Ohio native who left the Great Lakes for the Great Salt Lake in 2013. She is a regional Edward R. Murrow award winner who studied Journalism at Miami University where her enthusiasm for news gave way to an...

  • Executive Producer, RadioWest

    A lifelong lover of the arts, Cristy Meiners got into journalism because she hoped she’d be able to read books, go to concerts and watch movies for work; surprisingly, she’s pulled off just that for much of her career. After completing her B.A....

  • Reporter, Southwest Utah Bureau

    David Fuchs joined KUER in June 2019 as the station’s first Southwest Bureau reporter. He is also a corps member of Report For America, a public service program that partners with local newsrooms to bring reporters to undercovered areas across...

  • Events Assistant

    Originally from Boise, Idaho, Diana Khosrovi spent a large part of her childhood years listening to NPR. Through such exposure, Diana gained a passion for independent reporting and broadcasting. While in her final year at Westminster College,...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Diane Maggipinto is a longtime radio pro. She's worked in various states of sleep deprivation and around the country, in commercial and public radio newsrooms, and was a fill-in at KUER before stepping into the permanent Morning Edition host...

  • Host/Executive Producer, RadioWest

    Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained...

  • News Director

    Elaine Clark is a Hoosier, and studied folklore and Germanic studies at Indiana University. She earned a master's degree in Middle East studies from the University of Utah, which included a year of academic research and work for an education...

  • Reporter
  • Manager of Individual Giving

    Heather joined the KUER Development team in August 2019 after a decade of fundraising for the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, the University of Puget Sound, and the March of Dimes. Her name is a flower, and she grows where she’s planted: from...

  • Associate Director of Philanthropy

    Ja’Naye received her BS in communications and MPA from the University of Utah. Ja’Naye cut her teeth in public radio as a Production Assistant with KCPW, then joined KUER in 2007 as part of a growing fundraising team. Throughout her tenure at...

  • Director of Business Sponsorship

    Jennifer Van Grevenhof has spent most of her career in print advertising and event sponsorship sales. As a longtime listener of public radio, she jumped at the opportunity to move over to the world of radio and become a member of the...

  • Station Manager

    Joel joined KUER in 2018, following a westward journey from Chicago that involved a 14-year-old Chevy and a 17-year-old cat. (The car broke down. The cat survived.) As the station’s program director, he focused on KUER’s program schedule,...

  • Reporter

    Jon came to KUER by way of Los Angeles, where he was a freelance reporter and production assistant for NPR member station KCRW. He received a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California. Prior to reporting, he spent...

  • Reporter, Southeast Utah Bureau

    Kate joined KUER from Austin, Texas, where she attended the University of Texas at Austin’s Moody School of Journalism. She has been an intern, fellow and reporter at Texas Monthly, the Texas Observer, Quartz, the Texas Standard and Voces, an...

  • Communications Specialist
  • Filmmaker, RadioWest

    A dual citizen of both Australia and the United States, Kelsie has enjoyed breaking down all of her pre-conceptions of this country as she’s put a lens on the American people. Prior to RadioWest, she was filming short documentaries worldwide,...

  • Chief Engineer

    An itinerant son of the western soil, Lewis earned two degrees in geology, then fell into broadcast engineering in the 1980's by doing a radio show featuring music from the cutting edge of many a bygone era on a community station. Some...

  • Reporter, Southwest Utah Bureau
  • Membership Database Assistant

    MacKenzie joined KUER in 2019 through a work-study program and quickly moved up to the Membership Database Assistant position. She is an avid writer and musician who is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism at the University of...

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