NPR's Giles Snyder can be heard on NPR stations nationwide, bringing listeners the latest in national and international developments. His newscasts have been a regular part of NPR News' weekend overnight coverage since June 2004.
Prior to coming to NPR, Snyder worked for sixteen years at West Virginia Public Radio. He held a variety of on-air as well as managerial positions at the station, including operations director, program director, and the morning and local news anchor and reporter. He also spent time as the station's afternoon anchor/reporter.
Snyder has been awarded a variety of state Associated Press Awards for his newscasting role in public radio. He was also a proud member of an award-winning news team in West Virginia.
Renee was born in Texas and raised in Wichita, Kansas before graduating from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY with bachelors degrees in Sociology and German Studies. In 2009, she moved to Utah in pursuit of skiing, hiking, and mountain biking, and spent the next 4 years in the social work field working at the Asian Association of Utah, a local non-profit organization serving refugees. She made a career change in 2013 when she accepted the position of Marketing and Events Assistant at KUER, and has loved being able to combine her creative streak with event planning and the marketing needs of her favorite radio station.