People

  • Content Director

    Alexandra Burke is Valley Public Radio's Content Director. She has previously worked with NPR stations including KAZU, KALW and KUSP.

  • 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...

  • Finance Director

    Caitlin Jensen is the Finance Director for Valley Public Radio.

  • Host & Producer

    David Aus is the host of Sunday Night Jazz and Young Artists Spotlight on Valley Public Radio, as well as other special programs featuring the valley's local musicians and artists. He is also a social media and marketing specialist for Valley...

  • 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,...

  • President & General Manager

    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.  <...

  • Valley Edition host

    Kathleen Schock is the host of Valley Edition. In the show, Kathleen and the Valley Public Radio news team explore issues that matter to the residents of Central California through engaging conversations and in-depth reporting.  

    A...

  • 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...

  • Office Manager

    Kristina Richardson is Valley Public Radio's Office Manager.

  • Reporter

    Madi Bolanos is the immigration and underserved communities reporter at Valley Public Radio. Before joining the station, she interned for POLITCO in Washington D.C. where she reported on US trade and agriculture as well as indigenous women’s...

  • Host, Weekend Edition

    Mark Thomas is a weekend host for Valley Public Radio, so his voice is familiar to listeners of programs ranging from Weekend Edition to Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me. In addition to his work at FM89, Mark is also the public address announcer for...

  • Host, Morning Edition

    Marv Allen's career in radio began when he was a teenager, and has covered virtually all aspects of broadcasting and audio production. In addition to his work at Valley Public Radio, Marv is also a talented voice actor and runs his own...

  • 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 

  • Reporter

    Soreath Hok is a multimedia journalist with 16 years of experience in radio, television and digital production. At Valley Public Radio she covers local government, politics and other local news. A Cambodian-American, Soreath began her...