People

  • Senior Adviser, Reporter and Host

    Doug joined KAZU in 2004 as Development Director overseeing fundraising and grants. He was promoted to General Manager in 2009 and is currently retired and working part time in membership fundraising and news reporting at KAZU.

    Prior to...

  • Morning Edition Host / Operations & Production

    Dylan joined KAZU in 2015 as Morning Edition host and Operations Assistant.  He started volunteering at KZSC while attending UC Santa Cruz. After finishing his Master’s thesis “

  • News Director

    Erika Mahoney joined KAZU Public Radio in 2016. Her story, "Reality of Possible Separation Sets in for American Children of Undocumented Parents" won a National Edward R. Murrow Award in 2018 for 'Excellence in Writing.'

    Erika studied...

  • Host / Voice of Underwriting

    Lisa Ledin joined KAZU in 2009, bringing with her a treasure trove of knowledge and expertise in local arts and culture.  She is  a voice of KAZU's underwriting announcements and also hosts Morning Edition every Friday, and ...

  • Technical Operations Chief / Host

    MaryJane joined KAZU in 2011.  She has loved radio for as long as she can remember.  MaryJane started her radio career as a news intern at WGN in Chicago.  After graduating from DePaul University with a degree in Communications, she moved to...

  • Host and Reporter

    From 2019 to 2021 Michelle Loxton worked at KAZU as an All Things Considered host and reporter. During that time she reported on a variety of topics from the coronavirus pandemic, the opioid epidemic and local elections. Loxton was...

  • Host

    Paul Fingerote is living a life-long dream of “being on the radio” in his role as Fill-In Host on KAZU, a position he sought when he first volunteered to answer phones during a membership drive at the station. A copywriter, creative director...