People

  • Education Reporter

    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...

  • Producer

    Adrian Shirk is a writer and editor raised in Portland, Oregon. She holds a BFA in Writing for Publication, Performance, and Media from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and is a co-founder of The Corresponding Society, and its associated journal

  • News Intern

    Alanna Elder is studying Agroecology and Environment and Natural Resources. She has lived in Wyoming since you could rent VHS from the grocery store. She counts among her heroes her grandmother, who probably introduced her to WPR, and a...

  • Cultural Affairs Intern

    Ammon Medina is a MFA candidate in poetry. His chapbook Ragged Red Voice was the winner of the Florence Kahn Memorial Award. He was Norman Mailer Writing Center fellow. He enjoys traveling and learning about people he meets...

  • Digital Media Coordinator

    Phone: 307-766-4180
    Email: arader1@uwyo.edu

    Anna Rader is the digital media coordinator at Wyoming Public Media. Anna is a born and bred Wyomingite and graduated from the University of Wyoming...

  • News Director

    Phone: 307-766-6626
    Email: btwo@uwyo.edu 

    Bob Beck has been News Director of Wyoming Public Radio since 1988.  During his time as News Director WPR has won 94 national, regional and state news...

  • News Intern

    Growing up in Laramie, Wyoming, Brooklynn has a large love for the outdoors and adventure of any kind. Recently back from a semester abroad in Italy, she returns to Laramie this fall to finish her senior year as a Journalism student at the...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Phone: 307-766-2241
    Email: cballar2@uwyo.edu

    Caroline comes to Wyoming by way of New York City, where she received her BA in Global Liberal Studies from New York University and her Masters in...

  • Reporter

    Chelsea Biondolillo is originally from Portland, Oregon and comes to Laramie by way of several southern cities, including New Orleans, Austin, and Phoenix. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Wyoming in creative nonfiction...

  • Cultural Affairs Intern

    Born and raised in Laramie, Wyoming, Conor McCracken-Flesher enjoys playing music, listening to podcasts, traveling, and—in the winter—skiing of all kinds. He returns to Laramie this summer from Boston University, where he studies History and...

  • Programming Volunteer

    Cordelia Zars is excited to be a new volunteer for Wyoming Public Radio this winter; she is currently taking a year off of college and is exploring opportunities in the world of public media.

    Cordelia grew up in Laramie, and last year...

  • Reporter
  • Host and Producer for ThinkWY Radio

    Emy DiGrappa is the producer and host of ThinkWY Radio. She has over 20 years’ experience in marketing and public relations and was the creator and host of The Mountain Muse radio show, which has grown into ThinkWY Radio, with support from the...

  • Part-Time Broadcast Associate

    Erin Jones has a dual MFA in creative writing and environment and natural resources from the University of Wyoming and a BA in geography from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked as a ranger, teacher, winter camping guide, and...

  • Programming Student Intern

    Esther Seville is a Journalism major currently working on her bachelors degree. She has lived in Wyoming her whole life but has dreams of living somewhere warmer along the east coast. She has been going to the University of Wyoming for the past...

  • Program Director and Morning Music Host

    Phone: 307-766-6624
    Email: wkirkpa1@uwyo.edu 

    Grady has taken a circuitous route from his hometown of Kansas City to Wyoming. Sometime after the London Bridge had fallen down, he moved to...

  • Cultural Affairs Intern

    Jon Wiebe is a senior in English and Creative Writing at the University of Wyoming. Jon grew up a stone’s throw away from Laramie in the Western Panhandle of Nebraska, and enjoys recreating in the area on two legs or two wheels. In...

  • News Student Intern

    Originally from Chester County, PA, Jordan Harper comes to us by way of the South Carolina Low-Country and Coastal Carolina University. He is a junior majoring in journalism and hopes to one day become a reporter. When not in the office or in...

  • Reporter
  • Reporter, Inside Energy

    Email: lpaterson@insideenergy.org; leighpaterson@rmpbs.org

    Leigh Paterson was raised in New Jersey, graduated from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, and then taught English at a culinary...

  • Part-Time Reporter

    Maggie Mullen is a fifth generation Wyomingite, born and raised in Casper. She is currently a Masters candidate in American Studies and will defend her thesis on female body hair in contemporary American culture this May. Before graduate school...

  • Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-2405
    Email: medward9@uwyo.edu   

    Melodie Edwards grew up in Walden, Colorado where her father worked in the oilfield and timber industries. She graduated with an MFA from the...

  • Cultural Affairs and Production Director

    Phone: 307-766-3587
    Email: mschweiz@uwyo.edu

    Micah Schweizer oversees arts and culture coverage for Wyoming Public Radio, including the podcasts...

  • Reporter
  • Program Editor for ThinkWY Radio

    Nancy Clancy, co-producer and editor of ThinkWY Radio, has several years experience as a radio content editor, and with 20 years as a real estate broker, she has high level training in sales and marketing. Clancy has lived in Jackson since 1985...

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