People

  • Part-Time Reporter

    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 Volunteer - Spoken Words

    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 And Wyoming Sounds Host

    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...

  • Cultural Affairs Volunteer - Spoken Words

    Annie is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Wyoming. She is originally from Michigan, but comes to Laramie by way of California, Virginia, Montana and Alaska. She earned degrees in Political Science and Law from Stanford...

  • 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...

  • Cultural Affairs Volunteer - Spoken Words

    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...

  • 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...

  • Program Director and Wyoming Sounds 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...

  • Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-5086
    Email: mmullen5@uwyo.edu

    Maggie Mullen is a fifth generation Wyomingite, born and raised in Casper. She is currently a Masters candidate in American Studies and will defend...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Freelance Reporter

    When Penny Preston came to Cody, Wyoming, in 1998, she was already an award winning broadcast journalist, with big market experience.  She had anchored in Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Tulsa, and Fayetteville.  She’s been a news director in Dallas...

  • Education Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-5064
    Email: twatso17@uwyo.edu

    Tennessee -- despite what the name might make you think -- was born and raised in the Northeast. She most recently called Vermont home. For the last...