People

  • Announcer & Producer

    Since joining KALW in May 2012, Ashleyanne Krigbaum has worn many hats: afternoon announcer and host of KALW's presentation of NPR's All Things Considered, as well...

  • Co-Host, Folk Music & Beyond

    Bob Campbell is Co-Founder and Co-Host of Folk Music & Beyond.  He was a frequent substitute host for the KPFA folk show Sing Out in the early 1980s (more an engineering type, still, he was heard to have an ear for a segue...

  • Host, Looking at Education

    Carol Kocivar is former President of the California State PTA. She has worked as an attorney, journalist, and ombudsperson and is the parent to two children who graduated from the San Francisco public schools.  She's an editorial contributor at...

  • Host, Your Legal Rights

    Chuck Finney has been an attorney for over 40 years and currently works with the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office as a Deputy District Attorney in the Consumer & Environmental Protection Unit.  In 2011, Chuck celebrated his 30th...

  • Host, Minds Over Matter

    Dana Rodriguez is the host of Minds Over Matter, the Bay Area's call-in quiz show.

  • Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

    David Latulippe is host of Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts....

  • Announcer/Operator

    Debi Kennedy is a member of the Bay Area Broadcast Legends and earned a Peabody Award for coverage of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake as an airborne reporter.  She also has two RTNDA Awards for coverage of the 1989 earthquake and the 1991...

  • Host and Producer, Fog City Blues; Producer, Philosophy Talk

    Devon Strolovitch studied medieval Judeo-Portuguese manuscripts and earned a PhD in Linguistics from Cornell University before coming to KALW.  Since 2007 he has hosted Fog City Blues, the...

  • Host/Producer, Tangents

    One of the most creative and versatile programmers in radio, Dore Stein is an advocate for cross-pollinating music.  He is producer/host of Tangents, a program that explores the bridges connecting various styles of music, including...

  • Host, Africamix

    Edwin Okong’o is an African-born award-winning writer, journalist, humorist and satirist.  He has worked as an associate editor and communications director at New America Media, and a reporter...

  • Host, Africamix

    Emmanuel Nado is at the forefront of promoting African music and culture in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He is from Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa, a country which for many years has been the crossroad of African popular music. As a journalist,...

  • Announcer/Board Operator; Producer/Co-Host, Out in the Bay

    Eric Jansen is a veteran broadcaster and print journalist.  A former news anchor, producer and reporter at KQED FM, San Francisco; KLIV AM, San Jose; and Minnesota Public Radio, Eric's award-winning reports have been heard on many NPR programs...

  • Board Op/Announcer; Producer, Explorations in Music

    Eric Wayne has been in the broadcast world for over 26 years.  He is an award-winning producer in both short news features and long form radio documentaries.  He was the Technical Producer of New America Now and was involved in the...

  • co-host, City Visions

    A Bay Area native, Ethan is Director of the Climate Program at the UC Berkeley School of Law, with a joint appointment at the UCLA School of Law, where he researches and writes on policies to combat climate change. His book "Railtown" on the...

  • News Reporter/Host

    Hana Baba is a reporter and host of Crosscurrents, KALW's evening newsmagazine. She's also part of KALW's project The Spiritual Edge.

    She interviews and reports on ethnic communities, poverty, health, culture, religion,...

  • Board Op/Announcer; Producer and Co-Host, Folk Music & Beyond

    JoAnn Mar is a veteran radio announcer, producer and host of Folk Music & Beyond, heard every Saturday from 3 to 5 pm.  In her spare time, she is a radio documentary producer/journalist. Her...

  • co-host, Philosophy Talk

    John Perry is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Riverside, and Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Stanford University.

     

    He is a member...

  • executive producer and co-host, City Visions

    A physician and current Director of Primary Care Homeless Services for San Francisco's Department of Public Health, Joseph is a native New Yorker who attended Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania before completing his medical...

  • Co-Host, Philosophy Talk

    Ken Taylor is the current Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University.  He is also director of Stanford's interdisciplinary program in Symbolic Systems.

     

    His work lies at...

  • Announcer/Operator; Host and Producer, A Patchwork Quilt

    Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991.  He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and...

  • Host, Inflection Point

     

    Lauren Schiller is the creator and host of Inflection Point, a nationally syndicated weekly public radio show and podcast about how women rise up.

    She comes by these...

  • Producer and host, Blues Power Hour

    Mark Naftalin entered the musical scene in 1965 as the keyboardist with the popular and influential Paul Butterfield Blues Band.  He is internationally renowned among blues fans for his contributions to the band's sound.

    Since leaving...

  • Host, Work with Marty Nemko

    Marty Nemko was called "job coach extraordinaire" by U.S. News and "The Bay Area's best career coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. In 2014-15, he has written 20 essays in Time.com's Ideas section, and writes daily for...

  • Host & Producer, Liner Notes

    Max Jacobs hosts and produces Liner Notes, the weekly music and interview program that explores and celebrates the inspirations behind some of today's most dynamic musicians.

  • Producer and Host, Bluegrass Signal

    Peter Thompson's first radio-like experiences involved recording concerts (hand-held mic + cassette deck), making mix tapes for friends and attending/hosting listening parties with other enthusiasts.  These proclivities found a broadcast outlet...

  • Producer, Music From Other Minds

    Richard Friedman produced many new music programs on KPFA in Berkeley between 1970 and 1995. In 2005 he joined KALW to create Music From Other Minds in conjunction...

  • Host and Producer, 99% Invisible

    Roman Mars is host and producer of KALW’s 99% Invisible, a short radio show about design and architecture.  The 99% Invisible podcast recently peaked at #8 in the...

  • Host, Your Call

    Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001. 

    In 2005, Rose took a six-month road trip through the so-called 'red states' to find out why people vote the way they do ...

  • Host, Revolutions Per Minute

    Sarah Cahill grew up in Berkeley, where her father had a rare records program on KPFA in 1949.  She started a weekly music program at KPFA in 1989, under the guidance of then-music director Charles Amirkhanian. In 2002, she joined KALW with a...

  • Host, West Coast Live

    For the last 16 years, Berkeley resident Sedge Thomson has entertained hundreds of thousands of listeners on his radio show West Coast Live.

    Broadcast on KALW 91.7 FM, usually from