People

  • Phone: 307-766-5064

    Email: aschran1@uwyo.edu

    Before joining WPR, Aaron worked as a freelance reporter in Los Angeles, where he earned a master’s degree in audio journalism from the University...

  • Aarti Shahani is a Tech Reporter on NPR's Business Desk, where she covers breaking news, and does investigative and enterprise reporting.

    Since joining NPR's tech beat in May 2014, Shahani has reported from five countries and covered the...

  • Abbie Fentress Swanson<...

  • Adam Davidson is co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life. He also writes the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine.

    His work has won several major awards including...

  • Ailsa Chang is an award-winning journalist who covers Congress for NPR. She landed in public radio after spending six years as a lawyer.

    Since joining NPR in 2012, Chang has covered battles over immigration, the healthcare law, gun...

  • Alan Cheuse has been reviewing books on All Things Considered since the 1980s. His challenge is to make each two-minute review as fresh and interesting as possible while focusing on the essence of the book itself.

    Formally...

  • Alan Greenblatt has been covering politics and government in Washington and around the country for 20 years. He came to NPR as a digital reporter in 2010, writing about a wide range of topics, including elections, housing economics, natural...

  • Alex Blumberg is a contributing editor for NPR's Planet Money. He is also a producer for the public radio program This American Life, and an adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University. He has done radio documentaries on the...

  • Alex Smith began working in radio as an intern at the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. A few years and a couple of radio jobs later, he became the assistant producer of KCUR's magazine show, KC Currents. In January 2014 he became KCUR...

  • Alice Fordham is an NPR International Correspondent based in Beirut, Lebanon.

    In this role, she reports on Lebanon, Syria and many of the countries throughout the Middle East.

    Before joining NPR in 2014, Fordham covered the Middle...

  • Award-winning science journalist Alison Richards is deputy supervising senior editor for NPR's science desk.

    On a daily basis, she manages the desk's output of science, environmental and technical stories; edits Robert Krulwich’s pieces;...

  • Alix Spiegel has worked on NPR's Science Desk for ten years covering psychology and human behavior, and has reported on everything from what it's like to kill another person, to the psychology behind our use of function words like "and", "I",...

  • Chief Engineer

    Allen Fowler is the Chief Engineer for WKMS and our technical guru. He enjoys working at WKMS and largely remains a mysterious guy. 

  • Allison Aubrey is a correspondent for NPR News. Aubrey is a 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards nominee for her broadcast radio coverage of food and nutrition. And, along with her colleagues on The...

  • News Reporter

    A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of west Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Liberal Arts, Television Production,...

  • Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All...

  • Amy Mayer is a reporter based in Ames. She covers agriculture and is part of the Harvest Public Media collaboration. Amy worked as an independent producer for many years and also  previously had stints as weekend news host and reporter at WFCR...

  • Amy Walters is a producer for NPR based at NPR West in Los Angeles.

    After graduating from Earlham College with a Bachelor's degree in English, Walters interned at NPR in the Middle East. After returning to the states she joined the staff...

  • Anastasia Tsioulcas is an Associate Producer for NPR Music. In this role she is responsible for producing, blogging and occasional reporting on classical and world music.

    Tsioulcas is co-host of NPR's classical music blog, Deceptive...

  • Andrea Seabrook covers Capitol Hill as NPR's Congressional Correspondent.

    In each report, Seabrook explains the daily complexities of legislation and the longer trends in American politics. She delivers critical, insightful reporting –...

  • Andrea Smardon is new at KUER, but sheâââ

  • Andrei Codrescu (www.codrescu.com) has been a commentator on All Things Considered since 1983. He is an homme-de-lettres whose novels, essays and poetry have been infiltrating the American psyche...

  • Host of The Jazzman Show

    Andy "Jazzman" Smith comes up from Nashville, bringing one of the South's most extensive record collections and an incredible passion for jazz each Sunday afternoon. Listeners can call Andy Smith at (615) 797-9048.

  • Andy Carvin (andycarvin.com, @acarvin on Twitter) leads NPR's social media strategy and is NPR's primary voice on Twitter, and Facebook, where NPR became the first...

  • Ann Powers is NPR Music's critic and correspondent. She writes for NPR's music news blog, The Record, and she can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines and music programs.

    One of the nation's most notable music critics,...

  • 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, Triââ

  • Development Assistant

    Annalee Schuette, a native of Mount Vernon, Il, is a freshman at Murray State University. She is majoring in public relations and minoring in youth and non-profit leadership. Annalee's goal is to become an event planner and fundraiser for a non...

  • Anne Mostue’s work in radio journalism has taken her from black bear dens in the North Woods of Maine to the streets of Seoul and San Juan. 

    Anne's work has aired nationally on Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All...

  • International Correspondent Anthony Kuhn official base is Jakarta, Indonesia, where he opened NPR's first bureau in that country in 2010. From there, he has covered Southeast Asia, and the gamut of natural and human diversity stretching from...

  • Anya Kamenetz is NPR's lead education blogger. She joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning.

    Kamenetz is the author of several books about the future of education.

  • April Fulton is a former editor with NPR's Science Desk and a contributor to The Salt, NPR's Food Blog.

  • Ari Shapiro has reported from above the Arctic Circle and aboard Air Force One. He has covered wars in Iraq, Ukraine, and Israel, and he has filed stories from five continents. (Sorry, Australia.)

    As NPR's International Correspondent...

  • Journalist Arun Rath is the host of All Things Considered on the weekends. Every Saturday and Sunday, Rath and the All Things Considered team offer an hour-long exploration of compelling stories, along with in-depth...

  • Ashley Gross is KPLU's business and labor reporter, covering everything from Amazon.com and Boeing to garbage strikes. She joined the station in May 2012 after working for five years at WBEZ in Chicago, where she reported on business and the...

  • Ashley Lopez is a reporter for WGCU News. A native of Miami, she graduated...

  • Ashley, born in Manila, Philippines, was adopted and raised in Western Kentucky. She is a 2010 University of Kentucky graduate with a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science. She also...

  • Development Director

    Asia has been hooked on NPR ever since first hearing Garrison Keillor talk about that extraordinary species: the English major. A Murray State gal through and through, she studied English and a whole slew of Liberal Arts as an undergrad and...

  • Audie Cornish is host of All Things Considered, along with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block.

    Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into that host position in the fall of 2011, Cornish...

  • Producer, Co-Host Sounds Good, Host of The Off Beat

    Austin Carter is a Murray State grad and has been involved with WKMS since he was in high school. Over the years he has been a producer for WKMS and has hosted several music shows including Sounds Acoustic, For The Sake of the Song...

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