People

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Natural Resources & Energy Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-0809
    Email: cmckim5@uwyo.edu

    Cooper McKim has reported for NPR stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, South Carolina, and now Wyoming. In South Carolina, he covered recovery...

  • 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...

  • Ranch Breakfast Host

    Kelli Trujillo came to Wyoming for graduate school, and earned both MS and PhD degrees in geology and paleontology from the University of Wyoming. She loved Wyoming so much she decided to stay, and now works as a consulting...

  • Reporter, Inside Energy

    Phone: 307-766-2928
    Email: mbeck@insideenergy.org

    Madelyn is from small-town Montana, earning her journalism degree from the University of Montana in Missoula. She worked as a news anchor...

  • Reporter

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

    Maggie Mullen is a fifth generation Wyomingite, born and raised in Casper. Before coming to Wyoming Public Radio, she was a Master’s...

  • Reporter

    Based on Capitol Hill, Matt Laslo is a reporter who has been covering campaigns and every aspect of federal policy since 2006. While he has filed stories for NPR and more than 40 of its affiliates, he has also written for Rolling...

  • 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...

  • Afternoon Host

    Phone: 307-766-4255
    Email:  commish@uwyo.edu 

  • Director of Engineering and Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-4265
    Email: pmontoy1@uwyo.edu

    Paul Montoya has been involved in radio for over 40 years working in Albuquerque, Las Vegas. Phoenix,...

  • 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...

  • Freelance Reporter

    A multi-media journalist, Rebecca Huntington is a regular contributor to Wyoming Public Radio.  She has reported on a variety of topics ranging from the National Parks, wildlife, environment, health care, education and business.  She recently...

  • 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...

  • Host of the Ranch Breakfast Show

    Phone: 307-766-4255

    Tom Wilhelm is the Host of the Ranch Breakfast Show on Wyoming Public Radio.  Tom is celebrating 30 years as the Saturday bluegrass guru at the station.  He took over the Pickin’ and Singin’ AM...