People

  • Senior Producer

    Betsy started as an intern at WNPR in 2011 after earning a Master's Degree in American and Museum Studies from Trinity College. Prior to that, Betsy worked as an intensive care registered nurse in several Connecticut hospitals.

    While...

  • 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 produces and hosts The MOuTH - a live...

  • 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...

  • Vice President of Media Strategy for CPBN

    With a background of over 25 years as a designer, editor, multimedia publisher and web entrepreneur, Beth is tasked with executing an ambitious plan to update and upgrade the content offering and user experience of all CPBN media properties to...

  • 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 Content Editor

    Heather Brandon is digital content 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 created...

  • 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...

  • Executive Editor, NENC

    John is Executive Editor of the New England News Collaborative, an eight-station consortium of public media newsrooms. He also appears weekly on The Wheelhouse, WNPR's news roundtable program.

    Previously, he was Vice President...

  • Producer

    Jonathan started at WNPR as an intern in 2010 and was hired later that year. In his work, Jonathan is always just trying to figure out a little bit of how the world works, while paying special attention to the absurd and the just plain goofy....

  • Producer

  • 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 of "Where We Live"

    Lucy is the new host of WNPR's popular talk show, "Where We Live".

    She's excited to take on this role after being a public radio reporter for 17 years. She's covered everything from education to immigration, juvenile justice and child...

  • Senior Producer

    Lydia Brown is Senior Producer of the daily WNPR news-talk show, Where We Live, hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil.  

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

  • 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
  • Digital Reporter

  • 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