Underwriting Executive, Monterey Countyaburke@kazu.org
Alex joined KAZU in 2017, and has been involved in NPR and community radio stations since 2006. She was a DJ at UC Santa Cruz’s KZSC-FM, and later worked at community station KUSP, where she served as Morning Edition local host, and held other...
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.
Morning Edition Host / Operations & Productiondmusic@kazu.org
Interim News Directoremahoney@kazu.org
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.'
Underwriting for Santa Cruz Countyjmacneil@kazu.org
Jocelyn joined KAZU in 2014. She has spent most of her career in marketing/advertising and public relations - primarily in broadcast and print advertising sales. Born and raised in the SF Bay Area, she earned her AA degree in Broadcasting and...
Krista Almanzan joined KAZU in 2007. She is on leave from her role as News Director. She is spending the 2019-2020 academic year as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. <...
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 / Hostmjpeters@kazu.org
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
Michelle Loxton joined KAZU in 2019. Her radio career started in her home country of South Africa where she worked in both community and commercial radio. Before moving to the Monterey Bay Area, she worked in the United Arab Emirates for almost...
A veteran Monterey Bay Area Broadcaster, Mik joined KAZU in 2005 as Director of Underwriting. He became General Manager in 2011. Prior to joining KAZU, Mik owned and operated local radio stations KMBY in the late 1990s and KHIP in the late...
Noel Freitas joined KAZU as Membership Coordinator in 2016 and was promoted to Membership Director in 2017. Born and raised in Napa, California, she moved to the Monterey area in 2002 and attended CSU Monterey Bay where she earned a Bachelor's...
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...
Warda joined KAZU in 2002. You don’t hear her on the air, because she is busy in her office maintaining KAZU’s budget. Born and raised in Indonesia, Warda graduated from University of Indonesia Faculty of Economics with a focus in accounting....