People

News Intern

Abigail Wilson joined the KMUW team in April 2014. Born and raised in a small Colorado mountain town, she adheres to the advice of Albert Einstein.

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” And since...

News Director

Aileen LeBlanc is a journalist, producer and director whose work in television, film and public radio has earned more than 60 regional and national awards.

She is producer/director of the documentaries, Dayton Codebreakers ...

Digital Assistant

Beth Golay is the founder and editor of Books & Whatnot, providing marketing support to bookstores around the world through her newsletter and website. Prior to launching Books & Whatnot, Beth was the marketing manager at Watermark...

Music Producer and Host

Bill was born and raised in a sod hut on the Kansas plains.

And then he graduated with a degree in clarinet performance from Simpson College in Indianola. While in Iowa, Pearce worked at a commercial radio station playing pop-like music...

Assistant News Director, Music Host

Carla Eckels has been an award-winning announcer/news producer for KMUW 89.1FM, Wichita Public Radio for 15 years. Carla also produces a R&B and gospel show Soulsations, Sunday nights at 6 on KMUW.  She also hosts Joyful Sounds, a Sunday...

Music Producer

Chicago native Chris Heim began a lifelong love affair with radio after wandering into the campus station at the University of Chicago and being unexpectedly offered a music show after an opening developed. She got her first job in radio at one...

Development Intern/Announcer

Dalton is a recent graduate of Wichita State University, with a degree in integrated marketing communications. He is excited to be interning at KMUW for a third semester and hopes to continue learning from some of the best people around.

General Manager

Debra Fraser comes to Wichita from Houston, where she worked in public radio for 25 years. Her most recent position was as Chief Operating Officer and Station Manager of Houston Public Media at University of Houston from 2007 – 2013.

Marketing Coordinator

Denise M. Irwin is an arts activist and loves the vibrant arts community in Wichita. She is currently a member of the Arts Council of Wichita, the Arts Forum, and the Ulrich Museum of Art Salon.

She joined KMUW in 2008 following a stint...

All Things Considered Host, Producer

If Fletcher Powell could be someone else, he’d be Errol Morris or Ira Glass. Except younger and better looking.

Since he can’t, he’ll be Fletcher Powell, KMUW producer and announcer. Fletcher came to KMUW in 2009 after five years of...

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