People

Underwriting Assistant

Alyson Rim moved to Utah with her husband three years ago from Los Angeles where she lived for more than 20 years. Prior to moving to Utah, she worked at KGBC radio station in Los Angeles as the on-air host for afternoon news and a Saturday...

Accountant and Administrative Assistant

Amy joins us after several years of film production accounting. A longtime fan of public radio, she’s glad to be contributing her skills to KUER! A western transplant, she grew up in the Midwest and graduated with a BA from the University of...

Reporter

Andrea Smardon is new at KUER, but she has worked in public broadcasting for more than a decade. Most recently, she worked as a reporter and news announcer for WGBH radio. While in Boston, she produced stories for Morning Edition, Marketplace...

Manager of Individual and Major Giving

Becky joined our team in 2010 and is thrilled to combine her love of public radio with her love of fundraising at KUER!  Her passion in life is working for various nonprofit organizations which she has done for over 13 years. She has worked for...

Producer, RadioWest

A Salt Lake native, Benjamin Bombard served numerous internships in the KUER newsroom before becoming a producer of RadioWest. He aspired to the position for years, and in his sometimes wayward pursuit of it he has worked as a print and radio...

Reporter and Host for All Things Considered

Bob Nelson is a graduate of the University of Utah with a BA in Mass Communications. He began his radio career at KUER in 1978 when it was still in Kingsbury Hall. That’s also where he met his wife, Maria Shilaos, in 1981. Bob left KUER for...

Online Editor

Brian Grimmett is a former intern who worked his way onto the KUER staff. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in communications. As a student he helped produce and report for the University's daily news show,...

Reporter / Morning Edition Host

Dan Bammes has deep Utah roots.  He’s a descendant of Utah’s early Pioneers and he grew up in Utah County, where he began his radio career in 1974.  He has a degree in broadcasting from BYU and extensive experience as a reporter, newscaster,...

Membership Assistant/KUER Music contributor

David Childs is a Farmington, Utah native, now residing in Salt Lake City. As a music enthusiast, David took his first step into broadcasting when a junior high school assignment required him to job shadow a career of interest. After shadowing...

RadioWest Producer and Host

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained...

Producer, RadioWest

Elaine Clark left her home state after finishing a BA in Folklore and Germanic Studies at Indiana University. She earned an MA in Middle East Studies from the University of Utah, which included a year of academic research and work for an...

Marketing and Community Engagement Manager

Gayle moved back to her hometown of Salt Lake City in 2007 after completing her bachelor's degree in Communication at the University of San Diego. She worked as an Events Coordinator at Tuscany Restaurant for two years before deciding to start...

Manager of Underwriting and Corporate Relations

Ja’Naye received her BS in Communications from the University of Utah. Mostly known for her work in the land of coffee as manager of The Salt Lake Roasting Co., you can bet she knows how to make an incredible latte. In her spare time from the...

Station General Manager

John Greene grew up in the Western PA town of New Castle. He began his broadcast career as a volunteer with KRCL radio in S.L.C. in 1980. John has a B.S. degree in Political Science from the University of Maryland and an MSW from the University...

Reporter

Judy Fahys has reported in Utah for two decades, covering politics, government and business before taking on environmental issues. She loves covering Utah, where petroleum-pipeline spills, the nation’s radioactive legacy and other types of...

Engineer

An itinerant son of the western soil, Lewis earned two degrees in geology, then fell into broadcast engineering in the 1980's by doing a radio show featuring music from the cutting edge of many a bygone era on a community station. Some...

Operations Manager

Michael Tadashi Havey is a Utah native who grew up in Salt Lake City (listening to KUER, of course). He’s also half Japanese and won his first radio journalism award for a piece he produced about the internment camp where his mother, uncle and...

Weekend Jazz Host / News Host / RadioWest Director
Marketing and Events Assistant

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...

Corporate and Business Support Associate

Riley Cutler, an outdoor industry specialist with a thought-catalog of Utah hiking and biking trails, brings local knowledge and research to KUER as the corporate and business support associate.  Riley graduated from the University of Utah with...

Jazz Director / Nighttime Jazz Host

Born in Manhattan at the end of WWII to a big band Dad and a dancer Mom, Steve was pretty much sentenced to a life of music. His father's woodwinds were all around, and Steve picked up the clarinet and saxophone. He studied music at the...

Director of Development and Marketing

As a southern girl from a long line of southern gardeners, Susan was lured away from a 17 year career at her beloved Red Butte Garden only by an opportunity to work for her ‘other’ love….KUER and public radio. Her gypsy life started in...

News Director

Terry Gildea comes to KUER from San Antonio where he spent four years as a reporter and host at Texas Public Radio. While at KSTX, he created, produced and hosted the station's first local talk show, The Source. He covered San Antonio's...

Content Director/KUER Music contributor

Tristin Tabish received her M.S. from the University of Utah in 2005 and is an adjunct instructor in the U's communication department. Tristin enjoys browsing thrift shops and bookstores, exploring Utah with camera in tow, checking out new...

Reporter

Whittney Evans grew up southern Ohio and has worked in public radio since 2005. She has a communications degree from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky, where she learned the ropes of reporting, producing and hosting. Whittney...