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  • Folk Weekend Host & AIS Program Director

    Bill Harroun is the Tri States Audio Information Services Program Director. His duties are to make all programming decisions for the Audio Information Service, coordinate volunteers, and supervise the student workers. Bill is from Aledo but...

  • Morning Edition Host/Reporter

    Emily Boyer is the Morning Edition host for Tri States Public Radio. She can be heard on-air from 6 to 9 weekdays.

    A Florida native, Emily now enjoys calling Illinois home. Emily has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from Eastern...

  • Underwriting and Outreach Coordinator

    Heather Norman is the Underwriting and Outreach Coordinator based in the TSPR Galesburg office.  Her duties include developing underwriters in our listening area outside of Macomb.  She also coordinates outreach in these areas to increase our...

  • Director, Audio Information Services

    Jane is the Director of Tri States Audio Information Services. She directs and administers the activities of Tri States AIS, a regional radio reading service for the visually impaired, including fund development, grant administration, fiscal...

  • Southeast Iowa Correspondent

    Jason is the Southeast Iowa News Correspondent. He established Tri States Public Radio's news bureau in Keokuk in September 2003.  The bureau has moved from his apartment to the Hotel Iowa before landing in its current location at the Daily...

  • Jazz After Hours Host

    Jeff is the Jazz host at Tri States Public Radio. His duties are to produce and host the Saturday night jazz program. Jeff is from Moline, IL. He has a Bachelors of Art from Augustana College. As a child Jeff says he listened to the radio...

  • General Manager

    Jonathan is the General Manager of Tri States Public radio. His duties include but are not limited to, managing all facets of the station, from programming to finances to operations. Jonathan grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. He has a B...

  • Music Director

    Ken is the Music Director here at Tri States Public Radio. Ken oversees all music programming on the station, hosts the morning classical music program “Ovation” and often records performances for TSPR. Ken is from Highland Park, IL and has a...

  • Chief Engineer

    Mark is the engineering manager of Tri States Public Radio.  Mark grew up in Champaign IL and became interested in radio and television at the age of 16 after visiting a local station and enjoyed the idea that the work put forth behind the...

  • News Director

    Rich is the News Director at Tri States Public Radio. Rich grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago but now calls Macomb home. Rich has a B.A in Communication Studies with an Emphasis on Radio, TV, and Film from Northern Illinois University....

  • Director of Development

    Sharon is the Director of Development, and her duties are to help Tri States Public Radio raise funds from individuals and businesses throughout the region, in an effort to help pay for the programs and activities of the media service. Sharon...

  • Operations Director

    Sinta is the Operations Director at Tri States Public Radio. Hailing from Chatham, Illinois, she attended Northern Illinois University on a softball scholarship. It was in DeKalb the public radio bug bit her. She followed in now-coworker, Rich...

  • Membership Marketing Manager

    Stephanie is the Membership Marketing Manager. As Marketing Manager her primary job function is to plan, execute and evaluate the annual giving membership program for Tri States Public Radio, through direct mail, e-communications, on-air...

  • Galesburg Correspondent

    T.J. Carson is the Galesburg correspondent for Tri States Public Radio.  His duties include reporting on current events in the cities of Galesburg and Monmouth, and Knox County.  He returns to TSPR after serving as a student reporter and host...

  • Phone: 307-766-5064

    Email: aschran1@uwyo.edu

    Before joining WPR, Aaron worked as a freelance reporter in Los Angeles, where he earned a master’s degree in audio journalism from the University...

  • Aarti Shahani is a Tech Reporter on NPR's Business Desk, where she covers breaking news, and does investigative and enterprise reporting.

    Since joining NPR's tech beat in May 2014, Shahani has reported from five countries and covered the...

  • Harvest Public Media Reporter

    Abbie Fentress Swanson left KBIA at the end of 2013. 

  • Adam Cole is a reporter and producer for the Science Desk, where he creates short documentary videos, radio pieces, animations, musical podcast segments, data visualizations, and GIFs about science. In 2014, Cole launched Skunk Bear, a visual...

  • Ailsa Chang is an award-winning journalist who covers Congress for NPR. She landed in public radio after spending six years as a lawyer.

    Since joining NPR in 2012, Chang has covered battles over immigration, the healthcare law, gun...

  • Alan Greenblatt has been covering politics and government in Washington and around the country for 20 years. He came to NPR as a digital reporter in 2010, writing about a wide range of topics, including elections, housing economics, natural...

  • Alan was a Kroc Fellow at NPR and worked at WNPR as a reporter for three months. He is interested in everything from health and science reporting to comic books and movies. Before joining us, he studied journalism at Northwestern University,...

  • AIS Broadcast Assistant

    Alec Malachowski is a senior Broadcasting major at WIU. He graduated from Lake Zurich High School in 2012 and decided that Western gave him the best chance to succeed. In high school Alec realized that being a sports-talk radio host was his...

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