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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...

  • 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...

  • News Reporter

    Breanna graduated from United Township High School in 2013. She attended Black Hawk College for three semesters before she transferred to Western Illinois University. She is a broadcasting student with a focus in news and performance. She works...

  • Galesburg Reporter

    Casey Mendoza graduated last year from Knox College, where she studied political science, journalism, and Chinese language. As a student, Mendoza worked as a photographer and editor of her student newspaper, winning First Place in Multimedia...

  • News Reporter

    Kayla Collins is a news reporter at Tri States Public Radio. She graduated from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School in 2013. She attends Western Illinois University, majoring in broadcasting with a minor in journalism. She is a...

  • Outreach and Marketing Intern

    Kejia Ran is currently an international student at Knox College with a business minor. She works closely with Heather Norman in the Galesburg office on marketing  and looks forward to gaining more practical experience through working at Tri...

  • News Reporter

    Kirsten Edmunds is a student news reporter for Tri States Public Radio and an assistant in the AIS department. She is also an assistant news editor for the Western Courier newspaper. She is majoring in journalism and minoring in broadcasting at...

  • News Reporter

    Mackenzie Lyons graduated from Tri-City High School in 2015. She then continued her education to Lincoln Land Community College where she received an Associates in the Arts degree. She transferred to Western Illinois in the Fall of 2016 where...

  • Galesburg Reporter

    Miranda Corbett is a junior at Knox College pursuing Latin American Studies and Environmental Studies in addition to Journalism.  Her love of radio was cultivated when she participated in a student-driven radio workshop course while studying...

  • Galesburg Reporter

    Sam T. Jensen is a reporter in our Galesburg Bureau. He is a Broadcasting graduate from Western Illinois University. While a student, he worked as a production assistant for TSPR, recording breaks assisting with audio production. He graduated...

  • Student Worker

    Samantha Anderson works for Tri States Public Radio as a Front Office Assistant, taking various calls from the wonderful people who contact TSPR and folding love into every envelope she mails. She is a BFA Musical Theatre major at Western...