People

WNIJ Morning Edition Producer/Reporter

Jenna Dooley has spent her professional career in public radio. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and the Public Affairs Reporting Program at the University of Illinois - Springfield. She returned to Northern Public Radio in...

Director of Online Services

John Hill joined WNIJ in 1991 as jazz music director following 15 years in commercial radio. Early exposure in high school to computer programming,  much later training in Internet technology at IIT and a somewhat promiscuous embrace of...

Corporate Support Representative

After listening to 89.5 WNIJ and Classical WNIU every day for years, Kathy Scarpaci joined Northern Public Radio as a Corporate Support Representative in 2006.  She works with businesses and organizations that want to connect with public radio...

Membership Coordinator

Leon Halatek, CPA, is WNIJ / WNIU's Membership Coordinator.  In the past he has served as an auditor, financial analyst, and spent four years teaching international business in China.  Now rooted in DeKalb with his wife and young son, Leon grew...

WNIJ Morning Edition Producer

Mike Moen is the Morning Edition producer and serves as a staff reporter for WNIJ.  Every morning, he works with Dan Klefstad to bring listeners the latest Illinois news.  He also works with the rest of the news staff on developing and...

General Manager

Staci Hoste joined the stations in 2008 and is responsible for the stations' general operations and overall strategy.  She’s been a lifelong listener to WNIJ and WNIU -- first as a “prisoner of public radio” in her parents' backseat, and...

WNIJ News Reporter/Producer

Susan’s parents should have known she’d end up in radio: her favorite toys were tape recorders, cameras, notepads, and books. Many years later, she’s an award-winning reporter at her favorite radio station. Formerly WNIJ’s News Director, she...

Managing Editor

Victor Yehling is Managing Editor for WNIJ News.  He coordinates the WNIJ news team, assigns stories, offers suggestions, develops project ideas, and generally harasses our outstanding news employees.  He's a relative newcomer, joining WNIJ in...

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