People

  • Announcer

    Annalise is an Announcer at VPR.

  • Deputy News Director

    Annie Russell is VPR's Deputy News Director. She came to VPR from NPR's Weekends on All Things Considered and WNYC's On The Media. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School.

  • 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...

  • 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. He also was a tour...

  • Digital Producer

    Emily Alfin Johnson is a digital 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,...

  • Producer | Announcer

    Jake joined VPR in 2016 as a producer and announcer. He spends much of the day working with the programming team, producing shows and podcasts, and helping to organize membership drives. He also guides you through VPR's afternoon programs...

  • Director of VPR Music

    Kari has a Master of Music degree from McGill University in Oboe Performance and Orchestral Studies, and is an alum of the Vermont Youth Orchestra. During her time at VPR, she has also managed a major project to digitize a classical music...

  • 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<...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vermont Edition Producer

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

    Sam has also written for Newser.com and Let's Go travel...