People

  • Executive Director and General Manager

    Matt Bingay is the Executive Director and General Manager for WMRA and WEMC.

    Matt began working for WMRA as a student at James Madison University in 1992.  Except for a brief year at New Hampshire Public Radio in the mid 90's in Concord,...

  • Membership and Volunteer Services Manager

    Originally from Blacksburg and Roanoke, Scott has been a broadcaster for more than three decades.  Starting in 1985 as a DJ at WSLQ/WSLC, and moving to the valley in 1989, his broadcasting career progressed through a variety of air personality...

  • Director of Sales and Corporate Support

    Susie has lived in the Shenandoah Valley for over 25 years.  She enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with their children and grandchildren; she's also a voracious reader.

    Born in North Carolina, she worked for IBM, and...

  • Phone: 307-766-5064

    Email: aschran1@uwyo.edu

    Before joining WPR, Aaron worked as a freelance reporter in Los Angeles, where he earned a master’s degree in audio journalism from the University...

  • Aarti Shahani is a Tech Reporter on NPR's Business Desk. Based in Silicon Valley, it's her job to cover the biggest companies on earth. In her reporting, she works to pinpoint how economies and human relationships are being radically redefined...

  • Abbie Fentress Swanson left KBIA at the end of 2013. 

  • Adam Cole is a reporter and producer for the Science Desk, where he creates short documentary videos, radio pieces, animations, musical podcast segments, data visualizations, and GIFs about science. In 2014, Cole launched Skunk Bear, a visual...

  • Ailsa Chang is an award-winning journalist who hosts All Things Considered along with Ari Shapiro, Audie Cornish, and Mary Louise Kelly, and is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money. She landed in public radio after...

  • Alan was a Kroc Fellow at NPR and worked at WNPR as a reporter for three months. He is interested in everything from health and science reporting to comic books and movies. Before joining us, he studied journalism at Northwestern University,...

  • Alex Smith began working in radio as an intern at the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. A few years and a couple of radio jobs later, he became the assistant producer of KCUR's magazine show, KC Currents. In January 2014 he became KCUR...

  • Alice Fordham is an NPR International Correspondent based in Beirut, Lebanon.

    In this role, she reports on Lebanon, Syria and many of the countries throughout the Middle East.

    Before joining NPR in 2014, Fordham covered the Middle...

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