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  • Joshua Johnson is the host of 1A, which is produced by NPR member station WAMU 88.5 and distributed nationally by NPR.

    Johnson is a breakout public media star, most recently creator and host of the provocative nationwide public radio...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Julie Amacher is the only four-time winner of the PRPD Announcer of the Year award. Her work as music director of KUNC/Greeley helped win that station the PRPD Flo Award for Best Station six times and the Fundraising Award twice. Amacher's...

  • Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, the most widely heard program on business and the economy — radio or television, commercial or public broadcasting — in the country. In addition, he joins forces with Marketplace Tech’s...

  • Host, Performance Oklahoma

    Kimberly Powell joined the staff at KUCO-FM in Edmond, Oklahoma as an announcer in September of 2007 and assumed the role of Director of Production and Syndication in March of 2008 and Assistant Director of Programming in July of 2011. She is...

  • Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, a New York Times bestselling author, and a National Humanities Medalist. She is the 2019 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor at Stanford University.

    Krista grew up...

  • Kurt Andersen is a writer as well as host and co-creator of Studio 360.

    Previously, Andersen was a staff writer and columnist for The New Yorker, a columnist for New York, and the architecture and design critic for Time. He was also...

  • Lisa Simeone, an American freelance radio host and writer, hosts WDAV's nationally syndicated World of Opera and Spoleto Chamber Music. She also hosts The Grainger Foundation Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Lynne Warfel returns to a 24-year radio career in her role as a "Classical 24" host. She has the distinction of being one of C24's first national hosts when the service began in 1995. She was also heard locally on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)...

  • StudioTulsa & Points-Of-View Commentator

    Mark Darrah is a writer and practicing attorney based in Tulsa. Originally from Tahlequah – "the Athens of Northeastern Oklahoma" – he writes on a desk that was used by his great-grandfather to practice law in early statehood days. A picture of...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Melissa Ousley stumbled into a career in broadcasting many years ago when she moved to Wichita, Kansas to be near her soon-to-be husband. The attraction (to radio work, that is) was immediate and the chance to be around great music without...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    With years of broadcasting experience and a lengthy list of performing credits under her belt, Mindy Ratner infuses her weekend programs with her knowledge and deep roots in the classical music community. Ratner's broadcast career began at...

  • Nick Spitzer, the producer and host of American Routes, is a folklorist and a professor of anthropology and American studies at Tulane University. Nick specialized in American music and the cultures of the Gulf South. He received a Ph.D. in...

  • General Manager & host of StudioTulsa

    Rich Fisher passed through KWGS about thirty years ago, and just never left. Today, he is the general manager of Public Radio Tulsa, and the host of KWGS’s public affairs program, StudioTulsa, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in...

  • Co-host of Folk Salad

    Richard Higgs moved to Tulsa from Kansas in January, 1980. He first set foot in Public Radio Tulsa's studios in 1996, as a guest on Studio Tulsa, to promote his book about working the American wheat harvest, "Bringing In The Sheaves". He's a...

  • Rick Steves, America's most respected authority on European travel, empowers Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. In 1976, he started his business, Rick Steves' Europe, headquartered in Edmonds,...

  • Co-host of Folk Salad

    Scott Aycock is first and foremost a singer/songwriter and a poet. He also happens to be a Marital and Family Therapist, which gives him much insight into human nature and provides fuel for his story driven songs. Also, he grew up in a family...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Scott Blankenship started his radio career in college when he began working as a volunteer at a local cable radio station, announcing alternative and new rock music. His love and appreciation of classical music began at public radio station...

  • Production Director & Host of All This Jazz

    Scott Gregory started working at Public Radio Tulsa in 2006; he started listening to public radio circa 1980, when he and NPR both marked their tenth birthdays (although only one of them commemorated the occasion with a party at Skate World)....

  • Jazz 89.5-2 host

    Scott Hanley has experience in most aspects of broadcasting, especially public radio, in a twenty-plus year career. A former reporter, arts producer, music director, news director and program director, he is active with a number of influential...

  • Stephen J. Dubner is an award-winning author, journalist, and TV and radio personality. He is the co-author of the “Freakonomics” book series, which have sold millions of copies in 40 languages, and host of Freakonomics Radio

  • Steven D. Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he directs the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory. He is the 2003 John Bates Clark Medal winner, an award that...

  • Jazz 89.5-2 host

    Tony Mowod is the President and Founder of the Pittsburgh Jazz Society and has been one of Pittsburgh's most enduring champions of jazz for over four decades. As a teenager, Tony was dazzled by the tremendous number of jazz greats from his...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Kahler was born and raised in Mesa, Ariz., and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in performance as a cellist. She was a member of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. She began her career in radio at KNAU-FM/Flagstaff in...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Ward Jacobson has enjoyed a radio career spanning over two decades as a morning show host and sportscaster, as well as producer/host of an interview program where he chatted up both local and national authors, musicians, politicians and...

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