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  • News Director

    Alice Daniel is News Director for Valley Public Radio. Daniel has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and more than 25 years of experience as a print and radio journalist.

    As a correspondent for...

  • Production and Operations Manager

    You may have seen our Don Weaver zipping around town, but you’d never guess that it was Valley Public Radio’s Production and Operations Manager by looking at him. He would have been flying by on his yellow Ducati motorcycle (“the Duke”)...

  • Development Director

    Joe is a native of Fresno, and graduated from California State University, Fresno, with a B.A. in Radio and Television. Prior to his new position, he spent over 30 years in commercial broadcasting locally, with KFIG, KARM, KYNO and KJWL radio,...

  • Director of Program Content & Interim President

    Joe Moore is the President and General Manager of Valley Public Radio. He has been with Valley Public Radio since 2010, initially serving as Director of Program Content. He also served as the host of Valley Edition, and helped grow the station...

  • Membership Manager

    John English is the Membership Manager for Valley Public Radio.  He is the person to contact about your FM89 membership, how to support the station, vehicle donations, and any other questions you may have about how you can help the station. ...

  • Reporter

    Kerry Klein is a radio and print reporter who’s covered issues ranging from air and water quality to renewable energy and space exploration. After stints at KQED, the San Jose Mercury News, and NASA, she freelanced for outlets like The Atlantic...

  • Assistant to President and General Manager

    Kristina Richardson is the Assistant to the President and General Manager.

  • Laura Tsutsui is a reporter and producer for Valley Public Radio. She first joined the station as a news intern, and now covers local issues for KVPR and produces the weekly program Valley Edition. 

    A Fresno native, Laura graduated in...

  • Reporter

    Monica Velez is a reporter at Valley Public Radio. She started out as a print reporter covering health issues in Merced County at the Merced Sun-Star. In 2018 Monica and her colleague at the Sun-Star won a first place George F. Gruner award for...

  • Corporate Marketing Representative

    Patty Ramirez is Valley Public Radio's Corporate Marketing Representative. She works with local businesses who wish to support the work of FM89 through on-air sponsorship messages. You can contact Patty at 559-862-2471 or 

  • Director of Finance & Interim General Manager

    Shirin Assemi is the Director of Finance and Interim General Manager for Valley Public Radio.