People

  • Announcer/Board Operator

    A native Vermonter and long-time VPR listener, Aaron joined the staff part-time in 2001. Currently he works in the telecommunications field during the week and can be found most Sunday mornings at VPR.

    He lived in San Francisco during...

  • Public Post Reporter

    Amy is an award winning journalist who has worked in print and radio in Vermont since 1991. She has been a VPR contributor since 2006, primarily covering the Lamoille Valley. Amy has a B.S in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. She...

  • Managing Editor for Podcasts

    Angela Evancie is VPR's managing editor for podcasts and the host of VPR's people-powered journalism podcast, Brave Little State.

  • Audience Services Associate

    Anna Ste. Marie joined VPR in 2017 as Audience Services Associate. Prior to that, she interned with Vermont Edition while receiving her B.A. in Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts from St. Michael’s College in 2016. She is a...

  • Announcer

    Annalise is an Announcer at VPR.

  • Producer, VPR Commentary Series/Reporter

    Betty was and still is VPR's first full time employee, hired in 1976 to handle a variety of administrative aspects. Once the station began broadcasting in 1977, she also served as an on-air host.

    Comfortable both on-air and behind the...

  • Host, Reporter

    Bob is a veteran Vermont journalist, specializing in political reporting. He is based in VPR’s Capital Bureau located across the street from Vermont’s Statehouse. Prior to joining VPR full time in 2002, Bob ran the Vermont News Service for 21...

  • Vice President for Development and Marketing

    Brendan Kinney oversees all of VPR’s fundraising efforts, including major and planned giving, membership, underwriting, foundation grants, and capital campaigns. He also manages VPR's efforts to reach new listeners. Kinney joined VPR in...

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Brian joined VPR in 2003 having previously worked for VPR as a contractor for a number of years. He has also worked for Vermont Public Television.

    Brian's primary responsibility is VPR's transmitters. He's responsible for installation...

  • Announcer

    Bryant is a recent graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism with an English Minor. While at SUNY, Bryant hosted two different radio shows and was talent on Plattsburgh State Television. Born and raised in...

  • Chief Production Engineer

    Chris has more than 20 years experience as an audio engineer. In addition to his work for Vermont Public Radio, he has supervised the sound for television documentaries for the Discovery Channel, Turner Broadcast, and the Arts and Entertainment...

  • Facilities Assistant

    Chris is a native Vermonter and joined VPR in 2017. Prior to that, he worked at the Trapp Family Lodge as the Head of Maintenance and at Century Armswith as the Maintenance Tech.

  • Development Services Manager

    Cody joined VPR in 2011 as a membership coordinator. Currently, she manages and executes a range of fundraising activities, including membership drives and direct mail campaigns. 

    Prior to VPR, Cody worked in Customer...

  • Senior Producer

    Emily Alfin Johnson is a senior producer for Vermont Public Radio. Prior to joining VPR in 2015, she worked as a producer for NPR’s On Point and with the NPR Digital Services. She’s a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma...

  • Investigative Reporter and Editor

  • Coordinator of Development Services.

    Francesca Orsini is our VPR's Coordinator of Development Services.

  • Director Of Programming & Production

    Franny began her broadcast career at WRUV, the student station at the University of Vermont.  She has worked in radio more than 30 years as a journalist, on air host , writer and producer.  She has also served as press secretary on two Vermont...

  • Senior Corporate Support Associate

    Gail has spent much of her life working in the arts, first as a performer then as a producer. After years of using the media to promote the live performing arts events she was producing, she decided to learn more about it from the inside out.<...

  • Corporate Support Associate

    Haley LaBonte-Davey joined Vermont Public Radio as a Corporate Support Associate in May, 2016. She worked in development for the American Red Cross for 5 years and most recently worked in client services and marketing at Peak Veterinary...

  • Project Manager

    Heather Dieringer grew up in Vermont and returned after 15 years working on Wall Street. She has extensive experience working directly with executives and chief officers to develop and analyze long-term business strategies as well as day-to-day...

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