People

Executive Director

Al Bartholet was named Executive Director of WMRA/WEMC Public Radio on July 1, 2013. Previously, Al was Executive Director and General Manager of WKSU, Kent State University’s public radio station.  He was promoted to that position in 1999...

Part-Time Announcer
Freelance Reporter

Andrew Jenner is a journalist who lives in Harrisonburg. He worked on the staff of two newspapers in the Shenandoah Valley before going freelance more than five years ago. Andrew has written for Modern Farmer, The Christian Science...

Director of Engineering
Interim News Director / Morning Edition Host

Bob Leweke is WMRA's Interim News Director, Morning Edition host, and an assistant producer for Virginia Insight.

Before coming to public radio in 2003, Bob had worked for The Roanoke Times as a...

Bob's Record Shelf Host (Volunteer)
Operations Coordinator

Dan Easley was born just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio–and into radio. Dan grew up actively engaged in his father’s livelihood–public broadcasting–which meant traveling distances ranging from Ohio to Virginia, Pennsylvania to Alaska. His...

Assistant General Manager, Development & Business Administration

Contact Diane for information on Leadership Circle (major giving), membership, sustainers, corporate support, vehicle donations, bequests and stock gifts.  Diane has worked in both public radio and public television, for over 20 years.  Before...

Dick's Friday Classics Host (Volunteer)
Blues Valley Host (Volunteer)

Greg Versen was born and reared in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which is located on the Mississippi River at the southern end of the Mississippi Delta. The Mississippi Delta is reputed to have its beginning in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel, Memphis...

Director of Corporate and Foundation Support

Ivette is an Account Executive for WMRA and WEMC.

(540) 568-5327 or (800) 677-9672 
WMRA-WEMC Public Radio, 983 Reservoir Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Jan's Jamboree Host (Volunteer)
Mostly Mennonite, Mostly Accapella Host (Volunteer)
Freelance Reporter

Luanne Austin is a freelance writer who lives in Mount Sidney. She was on staff at the Daily News-Record for 16 years and continues to write a weekly column for the paper. She also writes and edits film scripts, web content, educational...

The Spark Host
Assistant General Manager, Programming / All Things Considered Host

Matt Bingay is the local host for All Things Considered, Executive Producer for Virginia Insight, and Assistant General Manager for Programming on WMRA and WEMC.

Matt began working for WMRA as a student at James Madison University in...

Business Manager

(540) 568-7897

Mel's Songbag Host (Volunteer)
Part-Time Announcer and Freelance Reporter

Scott Lowe is our Sunday morning host, and a freelance reporter for WMRA.

Freelance Reporter

Sefe Emokpae is a May 2013 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in broadcast journalism. At UNC, Sefe was an active leader in the journalism community and has covered stories ranging from Michelle Obama...

Director of Corporate Support

Farthing comes to the station after 10 years with the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, where he was in the Membership Department. He brings his years of experience working with both for-profits and non-profits to the position, and...

Saturday Morning Announcer and Development Associate

Personal Day Sponsorship Consultant

540.568.3806

Acoustic Cafe Host & Music Director
Producer (Airplay)
Virginia Insight Host

Tom Graham is Senior Producer and Host of WMRA's Virginia Insight

Prior to joining WMRA in 2005, Tom served as a radio news director in North Carolina, Tennessee and California. Tom has also worked in television as a news...

Underwriting Executive

Vicki is a native of Ohio and moved to Virginia in 1987.  She has worked as a Sales and Marketing executive  in the Richmond and Charlottesville areas for over 25 years.  Vicki and her husband, Jim, reside in Richmond, Virginia.