People

Business Associate

Abigail Mogge is a business associate at Northern Public Radio and the first voice you will hear when calling our DeKalb office.  She works with the Membership and Development departments to process and track revenue and donor information.  A...

Development Director

Development Director Robert K. "Bert" Gray truly believes in supporting great radio wherever you listen.  This native cheesehead (born in Stanley, WI) is a longtime listener and supporter of Northern Public Radio - - and 6 other public radio...

NIRIS Director

Cindy Lynn Ostergard is the Director of Northern Illinois Radio Information Service (NIRIS), which provides local newspaper reading to the print-impaired.  Since 2000, she’s the person who recruits and schedules volunteer readers, distributes...

Manager of Content Strategy & Morning Edition Host

As Content Manager, I oversee everything broadcast on NPR WNIJ and Classical WNIU. I'm also responsible for everything that appears on this website and social media pages. If you have a comment or question about what you hear or see on any of...

Business Director

Donna Reid, Director of Finance & Administration for Northern Public Radio, is responsible for the day-to-day business and administrative management of the stations.  There is no shortage of paperwork or people flowing in and out of her...

Doug coordinates the Northern Illinois Radio Information Service (NIRIS) activities at our DeKalb studios.  If you've ever been a NIRIS volunteer in DeKalb, you've worked with Doug.  When he's not buried beneath stacks of newspapers in the...

Production Director

Eric Hradecky is Northern Public Radio’s Production Director.  Eric also works closely with our operations department, which is a fancy way of saying he coordinates the daily logs and automation functions of WNIJ and WNIU.  He fell in love with...

WNIJ All Things Considered Host

Guy Stephens is the local host for NPR's All Things Considered on WNIJ.  He also produces news stories for the station, and coordinates our online events calendar, PSAs and Arts Calendar announcements.  In each of these ways, Guy helps...

Corporate Support Representative

Janet Fischer is a Corporate Support representative (another way of saying "sales rep").  She develops partnerships with local businesses, connecting them to the public radio audience through short, tasteful announcements in an uncluttered...

Chief Engineer

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