• 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...

  • Member Associate

    Phone: 307-766-6874

    Andrew Mittelstadt was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming. After graduating from the University of Wyoming with a degree in political science,...

  • Digital Media Manager And Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-4180

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

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Phone: 307-766-2331

    Ben Slater has run an audio production company since 1996, working as a freelance recording engineer, live sound engineer, and producer....

  • News Director

    Phone: 307-766-6626

    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...

  • Wyoming Sounds Host

    Born in Laramie and graced with a cosmopolitan upbringing to the east of the Rockies, he grew up with a passion for music as it poured forth from an early 60s 9v transistor radio late at night.  The grandfather of four beautiful girls imagines...

  • Director of Sustainability & Services

    Phone: 307-766-2418

    Brenda J. Bland joined Wyoming Public Media in June 2014 as Director of Sustainability and Services with 25 years of higher education fundraising...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Phone: 307-766-2241

    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...

  • General Manager

    Phone: 307-766-4241

    General Manager Christina Kuzmych joined Wyoming Public Media in June, 2011, bringing 27 years of public broadcasting experience to Wyoming.


  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Natural Resources & Energy Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-0809

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

  • Freelance Reporter

    Darrah J. Perez is a freelance contributor to WPR and is a published native spiritual author. Her tribal affiliation is Blackfeet, Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone. She's also a reporter for Pitchengine and County 10 news. She lives in...

  • Office Associate

    Phone: 307-766-4240

    Following the completion of her Master's Degree in Economics, Diana Denison took a position as an...

  • Corporate Development Manager

    Phone: 307-766-2401

    Upon graduation from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, Dianne Burner served nine...

  • 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

    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...

  • Part-Time Weekend Host

    Jordan Giese is a political science major currently working on his bachelor's degree. He has lived in Wyoming all his life but has a focus on both local issues and international stories. He moved to Laramie just last year rediscovering Wyoming...

  • Multimedia Journalist

    Phone: 307 578-4056

    Kamila has worked for public radio stations in California, New York, France and Poland. Originally from New York City, she loves...

  • Membership Associate

    Phone: 307-766-6874

    Kathleen is a Laramie, Wyoming native. For as long as she can remember she has been an established Wyoming Public Media (WPM) fan, and was thrilled...

  • Business Manager

    Phone: 307-766-2320

    Laura Rehmeier is Wyoming Public Media's Business Manager. Laura has a BBA from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, and moved to Wyoming in...

  • Radio Traffic/Operations Associate

    Phone: 307-766-3530

    Lauren is Wyoming Public Media’s new Radio Traffic/Operations Associate. Lauren graduated from the University of Wyoming with a B.A. in...

  • Reporter, Inside Energy

    Phone: 307-766-2928

    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

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

  • Membership Assistant

    Mary Grace is an Alabama native raised on the Gulf Coast that relocated to Wyoming in 2014. Joining the station in March of 2015, Mary Grace has worked for in Membership, Underwriting, and Major Giving, finding a passion for non...

  • Broadcast Assistant And Wyoming Sounds Host

    Melaina Nielson is a coffee buff, jazz enthusiast, podcast aficionado, avid Yelper, and aunt of five, lovely returnable children. Aside from all that, she enjoys a quiet morning out on the lake fishing or duck hunting during the appropriate...

  • Reporter

    Phone: 307-766-2405

    Melodie Edwards covers a wide variety of Wyoming topics from wildlife to Native American issues to agriculture. She is currently working on a...

  • Cultural Affairs and Production Director

    Phone: 307-766-3587

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

  • Part-Time Media Assistant


    Nicholas Jesse is a Laramie, Wyoming native. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a double...

  • Afternoon Host

    Phone: 307-766-4255

  • Director of Engineering and Wyoming Sounds Host

    Phone: 307-766-4265

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