People

  • Producer
  • Announcer

    For almost thirty years, Bruce has been known to radio audiences for his pop culture commentary and “off-kilter” sense of humor. As half of the the top-rated “Smith and Barber The Morning Show” on WPLR-FM in New Haven, Connecticut (a show he...

  • Executive Producer

    Catie Talarski is Executive Producer at WNPR, focusing on original WNPR programs; working to develop new concepts, live events and content strategies, with concentration on three pillars: Talk Programming, Community Outreach, and Education.

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  • Technical Producer/Announcer/Photographer

    Chion Wolf is the technical producer, announcer, and photographer for WNPR and the Colin McEnroe Show.

    She co-produces The MOuTH - a live storytelling...

  • Host

    Colin McEnroe hosts the daily WNPR show, The Colin McEnroe Show. He is a weekly columnist and blogger for The Hartford Courant and a contributing editor at Men's Health. He has recently concluded a series of columns...

  • Reporter

  • Managing Editor/Host

    Diane Orson is WNPR's local host for Morning Edition.  She's also a reporter and managing editor for WNPR, as well as a contributor to National Public Radio. Her stories are heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition and...

  • Web Platform Manager

    Beth Messina is platform manager and creative director for online at CPBN. With a background of over 20 years as a designer, editor, print publisher and web entrepreneur, she is tasked with executing an ambitious plan to update and upgrade the...

  • Host

    For more than 25 years, the two-time Peabody Award-winning Faith Middleton Show has been widely recognized for fostering insightful, thought-provoking conversation. Faith Middleton offers her listeners some of the world's most...

  • Website Content Coordinator

    Connecticut native Greg Hill is a poet and writer who worked as an independent contractor in the CPBN Web Department as its Online Content Coordinator before joining the staff full-time in 2013 as the Website Content Coordinator.

    Hill...

  • Reporter/Editor

    Harriet Jones reports on all aspects of the business world for WNPR. She's covered such diverse issues as the threat to close Connecticut's submarine base, the sub prime mortgage crisis and the impact of casinos on the state.

    In 2011,...

  • Digital Editor

    Heather Brandon is digital editor for WNPR. She lives in Hartford with her husband and three children. Heather previously worked as a producer for Where We LiveThe Colin McEnroe Show, and news broadcasts. She has a master's...

  • Reporter

    Jeff Cohen is a proud New Orleans native who now calls New England home. Or at least his second home.

    He started in newspapers in 2001 and joined WNPR in 2010, where he is a reporter and an occasional fill-in host for All Things...

  • News Director/Host

    John is Vice President of News for CPBN, and Host of Where We Live, twice recognized by PRNDI as America’s best public radio call-in show. He...

  • Producer

    Jonathan started at WNPR as an intern in 2010 and was hired later that year as a producer out of WNPR’s New Haven bureau. In his work, Jonathan is always just trying to figure out a little bit of how the world works, while paying special...

  • Senior Producer

    Lori is Senior Producer for the award-winning Faith Middleton Show.

    She came to WNPR after working as News Operations Coordinator for WCBS Radio in New York City, covering stories for one of the nation's largest AM news stations...

  • Host/Reporter

    Lucy is a WNPR Reporter and local host of All Things Considered. She's also a contributor to National Public Radio. Her stories have aired on several NPR newsmagazine shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and...

  • Producer

    Lydia Brown is a producer for the daily WNPR news-talk show, Where We Live, hosted by John Dankosky.  

    Before she became a producer, Lydia interned for WNPR's The Colin McEnroe Show and Where We...

  • Reporter

    Patrick Skahill is a reporter at WNPR. He covers science with an emphasis on health care and the environment. Prior to becoming a reporter, he was the founding producer of WNPR's The Colin McEnroe Show, which began in 2009 and won a...

  • Host/Reporter

    Ray Hardman began his broadcasting career at WFSU in Tallahassee Florida where he served at different times as a producer, Operations manager, and Morning Edition host. Ray joined the WNPR staff in 1996, as a reporter and host. He later became...

  • Web Developer/Server Manager
  • Reporter

    Sujata reports for the WNPR News business desk. Her features range from small business, entrepreneurship, innovation and microfinance to local impact of quantitative easing and changing trendsin global markets. She’s reported from abroad for...

  • Producer

    Tucker Ives produces WNPR’s talk shows, Where We Live and The Colin McEnroe Show. He produced the PRNDI award-winning episode on the world of