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 bunch...

  • Member Associate

    Phone: 307-766-6874
    Email: amittels@uwyo.edu

    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
    Email: arader1@uwyo.edu

    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
    Email: bslater@uwyo.edu

    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
    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...

  • Director of Sustainability & Services

    Phone: 307-766-2418
    Email: bbland@uwyo.edu

    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
    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...

  • General Manager

    Phone: 307-766-4241
    Email: ckuzmych@uwyo.edu  

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

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  • Part-Time Data Assistant

    Email:  cwhite33@uwyo.edu
     

  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Natural Resources & Energy Reporter

    Cooper McKim has reported for NPR stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, South Carolina, and now Wyoming. In South Carolina, he covered recovery efforts from a devastating flood in 2015. Throughout his time, he produced breaking news segments...

  • Tech Center Assistant

    Daniel A. Lovick is in the Junior year of The University of Wyoming’s Petroleum Engineering program. He is non-traditional student having worked in the Oil and Gas industry for an extended period of time but with the economic downturn. He...

  • 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
    Email: ddenison@uwyo.edu  

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

  • Corporate Development Manager

    Phone: 307-766-2401
    Email: DBurner@uwyo.edu

    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
    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...

  • Part-Time Data Assistant
  • 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...

  • Membership Associate
  • 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...

  • Business Manager

    Phone: 307-766-2320
    Email: LauraR@uwyo.edu

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Part-Time Media Assistant

    Email: njesse@uwyo.edu

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

  • 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...

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