People

Announcer/Operations Assistant

A lifelong Wichitan, Heather has a passion and love for learning and education. She is currently studying anthropology at Wichita State University in hopes to one day combine her love of travel and education.

She also loves public radio...

Digital Assistant

Born in Wichita, Hugo is a media consumption addict. From films to music to news, nothing seems to satiate his rapturous appetite for consuming various methods of information, concepts, and ideas except for public radio.

Picking up the...

Host/Producer

Jedd Beaudoin is an award-winning writer and broadcaster who has been with KMUW since 2007. He is the host and producer of Strange Currency, a two-hour music show, which airs Monday-Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. He is also the producer of the bi...

Director of Engineering

Jon Cyphers has served as Director of Engineering for KMUW and WRRS since 2006.  However, his first encounter with the station was in 1994 as a WSU student, when he co-hosted New Counterpoint. Between his time as a student and coming...

Development Intern

Wichita native and self-described hype girl, Jordan is a recent addition to the KMUW development team. She holds a BA in studio art with a minor in entrepreneurship from WSU. She is currently making the transition from creating art to...

Administrative Assistant to the General Manager

Julie joined the KMUW crew in July 2013—nearly two decades after having first volunteered as a Saturday morning board operator/announcer during “Car Talk.” Because Lu Anne Stephens had...

Morning Edition Host

When Kate hosted her first shift at KSWC ("The Jinx") in 2001, she was almost too afraid to open up the microphone. She quickly overcame that fear and has since reported breaking news, found her "jazz voice," and committed the Morning Edition...

Community Business Advancement

Larry Bennett’s working career has been divided between sales and operations. Starting as a production worker in a walk-in freezer factory, he worked in every functional group except accounting and held positions as Western Regional Sales...

Director of Programming and Operations, Music Host

Lu Anne has held many positions at KMUW, including local Morning Edition host and reporter/editor. In addition to her current duties as Program Director, Lu Anne produces KMUW’s “New Settler’s Radio Hour”  and countless special productions....

Member Services Coordinator

Pat Hayes began at the station in 1978 as the sole development person, which makes her KMUW’s longest employee.

As KMUW’s Member Services Coordinator, she is probably best known by KMUW listeners as the friendly face that coordinates the...

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