People

  • 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...

  • Senior Production Engineer

    Sam has worked at Vermont Public Radio since October 1978 in various capacities – almost always involving audio engineering. He excels at sound engineering for live performances.

    Sam has been an audio engineer for most of his...

  • Production Engineer

    Scott Esmond has worked in media production for 28 years.  He started his first radio station at the age of 8 when he duct taped one walkie talkie to his parents' stereo and gleefully ran around the house with another one on full volume.

  • Director of Individual Giving

    After living in the sunny climates of Hawaii, Tanzania and Arizona for several years, she traded desert mountains for the snow-capped variety here in Vermont. In her role as the Director of Individual Giving, she works to engage Vermonters in...

  • Digital Reporter

    Taylor is VPR's digital reporter. After growing up in Vermont, he graduated with at BA in Journalism from Northeastern University in 2013.

  • Coordinator of Community Engagement

    Ty began her career at VPR in 1996 as a volunteer working as Robert Resnik's production assistant on All the Traditions and helping out behind the scenes at membership...

  • Director of Operations

    Victoria blends highly technical skills with organizational skills to make radio magic behind the scenes. She manages the day-to-day 'moving parts' needed to bring you VPR's award-winning programming. That includes managing Vermont Public Radio...

  • Senior Music Host and Producer

    Walter may seem buttoned down while playing classical music, but don't be surprised if you see him touring the back roads of Vermont on his classic Harley Davidson! Walter's passion for classical music is apparent, but his encyclopedic...

  • Corporate Support Associate

    Known as Willie by most, Will started at VPR in 2007, bringing in underwriting support. He came to VPR from Gardener’s Supply Company where, after nearly 16 years, Will says they were ready to plant him in the employee gardens. Prior to that,...

  • Executive Coordinator

    An Orange County native, prior to returning to his home state last year William Ricker briefly worked in media in New York. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bard College where he studied music, literature and intellectual dilettantism. His work...

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