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...

  • Multimedia Specialist and Recording Engineer

    Carl has been part of the Northern Public Radio family since 2004, wearing many hats, as a utility player of sorts.  He is thrilled to settle in on a permanent basis as a Multimedia Specialist and NIRIS Producer.  Graduating from the Illinois...

  • Morning Edition Host & Book Series Editor

    Good morning, Early Riser! Since 1997 I've been waking WNIJ listeners with the latest news, weather and other information, with the goal of seamlessly weaving this content into NPR's Morning Edition.

    What do I do after the show ends at 9...

  • Director of Finance & Administration

    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 Here and Now Host

    Guy Stephens is the local host for NPR's Here and Now 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 keep our...

  • 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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