People

  • Associate Director of Development

    Alison is new to the station in 2014 and comes to us directly from Earlham College in Indiana where she was the Assistant Director of Annual Giving. She is an Ann Arbor native. At Earlham, she developed and coordinated many of the College's...

  • Assistant Producer

    Alli researches and coordinates stories for Stateside. She also assists with directing and audio editing and production. She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, she interned...

  • Grants Accountant

    Andrea is the Grants Accountant at Michigan Radio, a position she has held since 2007. She is responsible for the post-award financial duties of our sponsored grants, as well as our monthly accounting. She is a long time listener to public...

  • Web Producer

    Anthony Brown

  • Underwriting Account Manager

    Carol’s passion for radio led her to a professional radio career that has spanned more than thirty years. Ten of those years were spent in Boston where she served as the National Regional Manager for the Westinghouse Radio News Stations such as...

  • Major Gifts Assistant

    Courtney assists in our Major Gifts Program for Michigan Radio. Since coming to Michigan Radio in October 2010, she has enjoyed working with some of the station’s most dedicated members. Previously, Courtney worked as the Community Outreach...

  • Grants Manager

    Ellen joined the Michigan Radio development team in 2008. Since that time, she has managed the station’s grants, ranging from special radio series and outreach events to critical equipment purchases.

    For the past six years, Ellen has...

  • Corporate Support Account Executive

    Elyssa Daniel joined us in February, 2013 as our Corporate Support Assistant for Michigan Radio's Corporate Sponsorship Department. She assisted the Sponsorship team by creating marketing materials, developing a social media marketing strategy,...

  • Sustainer Memberships and Customer Service

    Jackie came to Michigan Radio as a temporary employee in May 2009. Although her background is not in radio, she finds it a challenge and a great adventure. Jackie runs our successful sustaining membership program and also handles about half of...

  • Director of Corporate Support

    Kathy Agosta has been a development/marketing professional in public broadcasting for over 22 years. Prior to joining Michigan Public Media as Director of Corporate Support, Agosta was Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at Chicago Public...

  • Social Media Producer

    Kimberly is Social Media Producer for Michigan Radio. She's in charge of harmonizing members' and listeners' online and offline experience. After several years of university teaching, Kimberly returned to UM's School of Information for a master...

  • Director of Development

    Larry has been with Michigan Radio since 2000, and came to us after spending three years at the University of Michigan's Development Communications office.

    Formerly a market research analyst and English teacher, fundraising for public...

  • Underwriting Account Manager

    Paula started her career in 2006, with Michigan Television and Michigan Radio. Currently she works in the Corporate Support division.  She represents the station by seeking financial contributions from businesses and organizations.  She enjoys...

  • Operations Manager

    Peggy J. Watson began her career at Michigan Radio in 1983 as a Production Assistant after graduating from Western Michigan University. At that time, Michigan Radio was primarily a classical music station. In addition to classical music, the...

  • Systems Administrator

    Rusty Brach is the systems administrator for Michigan Radio which is a fancy name for an all-purpose computer and networking guy.  Since 2005, he has provided computer support for staff members, maintained and expanded the local network,...

  • Marketing Director

    Steve has been Marketing Director at Michigan Radio since 2005. His job involves coordinating the station’s marketing, communication and public relations efforts, special events, and community & media partnerships.

    Steve has worked...

  • Director of Michigan Public Media

    Steve Schram is Executive Director and General Manager of Michigan Public Media, overseeing Michigan Radio-WUOM, the NPR news and information public radio station at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

    He joined the station in 2006....

  • Program Director

    Tamar joined Michigan Radio in 1997 as a newscaster and was soon charged with launching the station's now award winning Arts and Humanities Radio Project. She produced the station's 2007 documentary Ashes to Hope:...

  • News Director

    Vincent Duffy has been news director at Michigan Radio since May 2007. In his years  leading the Michigan Radio news room, the news team has won scores of national, regional and state awards including Murrow Awards,  Sigma Delta Chi awards and...