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  • Morning Edition Producer

    Liam is VPR's News Producer for Morning Edition.

    He joined VPR in 2015 as a board operator, announcer and producer before taking on the role of Morning Edition producer in September 2016. Along with Morning Edition<...

  • Classical Host

    Linda Radtke, the host of the VPR Choral Hour, has spent a lot of time through the years in the VPR studio singing with Counterpoint and other choral ensembles, volunteering for pledge drives, and recording for the commentary series.<...

  • Human Resources Support

    Lise Larivée works in HR Support.

  • 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...

  • Controller

    Madelyn Cataford is VPR's Controller.

  • 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...

  • Digital Producer, Vermont Edition

    Meg Malone is a digital producer for Vermont Edition.

  • Reporter/Producer

    Melody is a reporter/producer for VPR News, covering Addison and Franklin counties. She was formerly VPR's deputy news director and Morning Edition producer. She began at VPR as a part-time production assistant and was promoted to full...

  • 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....

  • Executive Producer, Vermont Edition

    Patti is an integral part of VPR's news effort and part of the team that created Vermont Edition. As executive producer, Patti supervises the team that puts Vermont Edition on the air every day, working with producers to select...

  • Host, A Passion For Opera

    Peter has been part of VPR since 1977, launching Saturday Afternoon at the Opera the first week VPR began broadcasting. Opera has always been one of Peter's passions. As a young boy visiting his paternal grandparents, he was treated to...

  • 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...

  • Upper Valley Reporter

    Rebecca Sananes is VPR's Upper Valley Reporter. Before joining the VPR Newsroom, she was the Graduate Fellow at WBUR and a researcher on a Frontline documentary.

    Rebecca was a 2015 Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Fellow.  Her...

  • 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...

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