People

  • Development Director

    Annette Bistrup is a scientist by training, having done her graduate work in Immunology at the University of California San Francisco. Following her thesis work there, she did a postdoctoral fellowship and then went on to work for several...

  • Announcer & Producer

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

  • Reporter/Producer/Editor

    Audrey Dilling is an editor and reporter for KALW's evening news and culture magazine, Crosscurrents. Her primary beat is California's water crisis. She is also a mentor in KALW's "Audio Academy."

    From 2011-2013...

  • News Director

    Ben handles daily operations in the news department, overseeing the editorial and sound engineering teams, producing the nightly news and culture show Crosscurrents, <...

  • Operations Manager

    Bill Helgeson is KALW's Operations Manager.

  • Editor, KALW News

    Casey is an editor for KALW's award-winning news, arts, and culture program Crosscurrents, and host and creator of the podcast The Specialist, about work we don't think about and the people who do it. She's also contributed...

  • News Engineer

    Chris Hoff has been an engineer with KALW News' Crosscurrents for about three years now, and before that he volunteered and reported for the show starting in 2006. The road to radio and KALW was a circuitous one: Hoff's undergraduate...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Managing Editor, Crosscurrents/KALW News

    Jen Chien is Managing Editor for Crosscurrents and KALW News. She has been a contributor to All Things Considered, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, BBC/PRI’s The World, Making Contact, SF Public Press, East Bay Express, New America Media, and KPFA...

  • 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...

  • Local Morning Edition Host

    Joe Burke, KALW's Morning Edition host for the last 20 odd years, has been with the station since 1988.  He studied (?) broadcasting at City College of San Francisco. There he served as Program Director and News Director at KCSF (90.7fm) . He...

  • Managing Producer, KALW News. Lead Producer, Audiograph.

    Julie Caine is the managing producer for Crosscurrents, KALW’s award-winning newsmagazine. She’s also the lead producer of Audiograph, an ongoing KALW series that uses sound to tell the stories of the...

  • Reporter, KALW News
  • Reporter/Producer

    Kyung Jin Lee is a criminal justice reporter for KALW News. Her stories have taken her through the trails of the Golden Gate Park to the streets of Occupy Oakland and the suburban backroads of Castro Valley.

    Kyung Jin is also a general...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Leila Day is a staff reporter and producer at KALW, with a current focus on criminal justice and healthcare reporting.  She has a degree in anthropology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and studied radio at the Salt Institute...

  • Reporter and Line Producer, KALW News

    Liz is a writer and radio & multimedia producer. She joined KALW in 2013, and currently serves as a reporter and producer at Crosscurrents. Her pieces have appeared in 

  • Producer, Your Call

    Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.

  • Editor & Producer

    Martina Castro served as the Managing Editor of KALW News until 2014.  She started her career in journalism as an intern at National Public Radio in Washington D.C., and worked with NPR as a producer, trainer, and freelancer before coming to...

  • General Manager

    Matt Martin became KALW’s general manager in 2006.  Under his leadership, KALW has grown into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio.  Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning...

  • Reporter, KALW News

    Olivia Cueva has been running around with radio equipment since she was 14, when she got her start reporting as a youth reporter for Youth Radio. In addition to her reporting work with KALW, Olivia also serves as a StoryCorps facilitator and a...

  • 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 ...

  • Producer & Engineer

    Though Seth Samuel was born in Georgia, he does not have a southern accent. (He wishes he did).  Seth received a degree in music composition from Oberlin Conservatory ('07) and a Masters in Scoring for Film from New York University ('09).  He ...