People

  • Operations Specialist

    Liz began announcing part-time on VPR in 2007. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Liz attended UVM where she earned a BA in Geography. On the day after graduation she got on a plane for an Alaskan summer job, and stayed there for 13 years. After...

  • Special Projects Reporter/Producer

    Lynne is a producer/reporter for special VPR News projects. Lynne joined VPR in 2002. A veteran broadcast producer, she spent 12 years as field producer at ABC affiliate WCVB in Boston, where she did reporting and writing for the award-winning...

  • Board Operator

    Mary Carol joined VPR in January of 2013.  She began her broadcast career 25 years ago as news director at WEZF in Colchester.  She has a BA in Economics and Fine Arts from St. Michael’s College and an MFA in acting from Catholic University of...

  • Weekly Conversation on the Arts and Art Hounds Producer/Announcer

    Mary joined VPR in October 2011. She earned a B.A. in Journalism from St. Michael's College and has spent the last two decades on-air and as a producer at several stations up and down the Champlain Valley radio dial.

    Mary operated a...

  • Producer, Vermont Edition

    Originally from Delaware, he moved to Alaska in 2010 for his first job in radio. He spent five years working as a radio and television reporter, as well as a radio producer, talk show host, and news director at stations across Alaska, where his...

  • Producer

    Meg Malone is a producer for Vermont Public Radio. She joined VPR in May 2016 as the digital producer for Vermont Edition.

    She grew up in South Burlington and has a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College and an M.S. in...

  • News Producer, Morning Edition

    Melody is a News Producer for Morning Edition on VPR and a producer for But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids.

    She was formerly VPR's deputy news director and a reporter covering...

  • Manager of Marketing and Communications

    Michelle manages VPR's strategic and day-to-day marketing and communications. A graduate of Boston University's College of Communications, Michelle moved to Vermont on a whim and joined VPR in 2002. Prior to that, she was a reporter for the

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Mike began his radio career during high school when he and a friend built a radio transmitter in the basement of his parents' home. Local broadcasters took notice and the local AM station hired him, while still a student, as a part-time...

  • Local Host, Morning Edition

    A graduate of NYU with a Master's Degree in journalism, Mitch has more than 20 years experience in radio news. He got his start as News Director at NYU's college station, and moved on to a News Director (and part-time DJ position) for...

  • Interim VP for Finance and Administration/CFO

    Nancy Rowden Brock joined VPR in 2017 as the Interim VP for Finance and Administration/CFO.

  • Reporter

    Nina has been reporting for VPR since 1996, primarily focusing on the Rutland area. An experienced journalist, Nina covered international and national news for seven years with the Voice of America, working in Washington, D.C., and Germany....

  • Digital Services Specialist

    Noah is VPR's Digital Services Specialist. He joined VPR in 2017.

  • Reporter

    Peter Hirschfeld covers state government and the Vermont Legislature. He is based in VPR’s Capital Bureau located across the street from Vermont’s Statehouse.

    Hirschfeld is a leading Vermont journalist who has covered the Statehouse...

  • Host, Friday Night Jazz With Reuben Jackson

    Reuben was curator of the Duke Ellington Collection at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. for more than 20 years. His music reviews have been published in The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, All About Jazz, Jazz Times, Jazziz, and on...

  • Vermont Edition Producer

    Ric is a Vermont Edition producer. Prior to joining VPR in 2007, Ric was the morning show host at WNCS in Montpelier. Before that, he hosted the morning show at WOXY in Oxford, Ohio.

    Interwoven with his radio experience, Ric has...

  • Broadcast/Transmission Engineer

    Richard Dana is a Broadcast/Transmission Engineer at VPR.

  • Host, All The Traditions

    Robert is not a native Vermonter (although his mother’s family arrived in Burlington in the 1890s), but he has been a part of the local acoustic music scene for more than 35 years. He joined VPR in 1996 as host of

  • President and CEO

    Robin Turnau has served as President & CEO of Vermont Public Radio since 2009. Under Robin’s leadership, the organization completed the $10M VPR Next Campaign in 2017 that allowed for the...

  • Vermont Edition Managing Editor

    Sam Gale Rosen is managing editor for Vermont Edition. He joined VPR in 2015 after working for six years at WBUR Boston as a producer for On Point.

    Sam studied history and literature at Harvard University and was born...

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