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Reporter

Alan is a Kroc Fellow at NPR, which means he'll be working at WNPR as a reporter for three months. He is new to Connecticut, and is interested in everything from health and science reporting to comic books and movies. Before joining us, he...

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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Producer/Announcer

Chion Wolf has always been a rabid NPR fan, and in late 2006, she heard Bill Henry's call for volunteers to answer phones for the upcoming WNPR fund drive. She volunteered, met John Dankosky, and began her internship weeks later.

She...

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...

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 Content Editor

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

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...

Publisher

Jim has thirty-five years of general management, content, marketing, start-up and fundraising experience in traditional and online media.

Jim joined CPBN as Content Director in April, 2013.  For three and a half years prior to that, Jim...

News Director/Host

John is News Director of WNPR and Host of Where We Live.  He started working in radio at WDUQ Pittsburgh in 1988, and has spent most of his career in public media.

Since coming...

Producer

Jonathan started at WNPR as an intern on The Colin McEnroe Show and Where We Live in 2010. Later that year he was hired as producer for the two-time Peabody Award-winning Faith Middleton Show, where he books guests,...

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 WNPR's All Things Considered Host and Correspondent. She reports on news stories in the Connecticut region and contributes to National Public Radio.  

While at WNPR, her stories have focused on immigration including New...

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...

Anchor/Reporter

Teri McCready began her broadcasting career at WSTC/WNLK in Norwalk. Following stints at WGCH in Greenwich, WVIP in Westchester and Bloomberg News in NYC, Teri returned to local stations in Fairfield County before ending up at WSHU...

Producer

Tucker Ives is the producer of WNPR’s morning news program, Where We Live. He produced the PRNDI award-winning episode on the world of