Broadcasters Directory

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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY With KVMR Since: 1999 Jimmi Accardi is a singer/songwriter, musician, composer, arranger, producer,...
jimmi.accardi @kvmr.org
Discovered KVMR while visiting a friend in the late 90's.  Bought a house in 2002 commuting each weekend from the bay area....
I'm Catherine Allen, a long time supporter of public radio. I've lived in Nevada City and been a KVMR member since 2001. I have...
The rich history and depth of emotion found in the blues is what made Keith Andre originally fall in love with this musical genre...
Doug Austin has loved Latin music since he was first introduced to it as a teen in the Sixties, and he's been collecting it ever...
Ron's taste in music was formed early in his life when a cousin left him his collection of 78's when he left for World War II....
Michael Axelman got his start in radio on the South Side of Chicago in the 90’s on WHPK hosting an evening show called the “Soul...
I've always loved listening to music, from the first AM transistor radio my Uncle gave me, to the digital radios of today. I like...
back40radio @kvmr.org
Brian Bahouth produces My Audio Universe – a literary magazine of sound. Brian served as KVMR’s News Director until July, 2009....
brian.bahouth @kvmr.org
On earth since:  Classified Hometown: Port Huron, Mich; Rockford, Ill; Iowa City, Ia With KVMR since: 1993 Steve Baker,...
Program Director
Peggy retired from the substance use disorder treatment and recovery field in 2010. Born in East St. Louis, Illinois, Peggy has...
peggy.bean @kvmr.org
Patti Bess is the author of Vegetarian Barbecue and a regular columnist for the Grass Valley Union. Other writing and recipe...
pattibess@kvmr.org
Born on Maui, my parents moved me to Northern California in 1956.  Been in Nevada County since 1977.   I've been a KVMR member...
Mike cut his musical teeth growing up in the Bay Area during the 1950's & 60's listening to the 45's of his older brothers,...
mbissell@kvmr.org
  "John Bivens is a writer, comedian, and performer located in Grass Valley, CA. In addition to his theatrical exploits, he can...
Angel is a consumate bluesman who likes Blues from all over the world and brings a large array of mixed Blues for your listening...
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM COMMITTEE member Phyllis Boorinakis has had an interesting evolution from long time listener, to member, to...
pboorinakis @kvmr.org
Notes From Underground Alternate Sunday nights, 10pm to midnight  Unusual music: punk, glam, kosmische, psych, krautrock, dusty...
julia.boorinakis @kvmr.org
The Breninger's have kept the golden age of broadcasting alive across the Sierra foothills and the expansive Sacramento valley...
david.breninger@kvmr.org
Hello, I'm Gary Browning. I'm your broadcaster host of Legends. I chose this name because of all the great music from people like...
Dennis grew up in the heart of Illinois, back in the days when the music of Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs, Bob Wills and the...
dennisb @kvmr.org
kim.bryant @kvmr.org
      The blues is where it began for Steve on KVMR, and he continues to share his passion and enthusiasm for blues music with...
steve.cagle @kvmr.org
Roo Cantada fled the sterile suburbia of the Midwest after deciding to recreate her life around “the word”, whether it be spoken...
Amigo Bob Cantisano is president of Organic Ag Advisors, founded in 1988. He is the managing partner of Heaven and Earth Farm on...
orgamigo @gmail.com
When Edy isn’t busy trying to turn old folkies into hip hop fans, she can usually be found home on the farm. ROAD DOG RADIO Alt....
Volunteer Coordinator
f you've ever tuned in to KVMR on a Monday and heard an upbeat, slightly goofy guy with a British accent talking about computers...
online @artoflogic.com
A creative play list and a unique broadcasters voice were once the essence of early FM radio music shows. Keeping that nearly-...
ccoale @kvmr.org
Long time resident of the Sierra Foothills, Lisa settled into their 20 acres in Grass Valley in 1982. Spending most of her waking...
Growing up Pennsylvania Dutch in a very white, Republican county north of Philadelphia, my only exposure to latin music was Desi...
Marc Cuniberti is a baby boomer, born and raised in Daly City, California, participating in all the usual shenanigans that the...
moneymatters @kvmr.org
Laurie describes herself as an "urban folkie." Born and raised in New York, Laurie discovered folk music and dance at festivals,...
lauriedesjardins @kvmr.org
Born in the desert and raised in a lion’s den.  A KVMR broadcaster since 1993.  Host of Dead Air since November 1996 and Night...
The world of Blues, traditional to contemporary, acoustic to electric. Haines Ely M.D., Local dermatologist (Professor of...
earthmysteries@kvmr.org
News Director
Glenn is awesome and is also a genius.
gfartoo@gmail.com
Her name is Leia, but you can call her Fey. The ways of the fey are not our ways; they are mysterious to us, both beautiful...
fay@kvmr.org
French Café host, Laurence Filet, takes us on a journey through the Parisian Street scene, playing authentic French music from...
frenchcafe @kvmr.org
Nevada City poet Molly Fisk has written commentary for the Thursday News Hour (rebroadcast on Jerianne Van Dijk's Friday...
     My earliest musical memories are from the early Sixties, listening to KYA while building plastic model cars on a desk in the...
The Nuclear Beauty Parlor, with co host Tyler cook currently on Red Eye Sundays-Mondays on call   MY specialty is comprised of...
Johnny grew up in San Francisco in the 60’s/70’s when the SF music scene was exploding with a wide variety of sounds that...
jgallagher@ kvmr.org
Sienna's sends out a wake up call that kicks "kumbayatic" butt. She answers listeners' questions, shows how they are responsible...
down2earth @kvmr.org
Remember When” features the music of the 1940’s, 50’s, and 60’s.  Artists such as Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and Billie...
In 1982, Len Gorsky - an avid collector of jazz vinyl for years - offered his services to KVMR as a guest disc jockey. His plan...
len.gorsky @kvmr.org
The executive producer of The Other Side, and The Good News Show, both of which are heard exclusively on KVMR, Mikail is the...
I guess you and I can give credit or blame to the Larmans' (Rosalyn & Howard) at KPFA in Los Angeles, for really getting me...
Hogshooter? It's a small town in Northeastern Oklahoma and birthplace of KVMR d.j. Che Greenwood. It was there on the porch of...
folksay @kvmr.org
Donate to KVMR and get one of these cool Time Machine t-shirts!  Email membership@kvmr.org for info. THERE AREN'T MANY FOLKS...
jgrimes @kvmr.org
  I arrived in Grass Valley in the winter of 1989. That winter was still the biggest winter snow storm since then. I started...
Finding himself single and wondering what next in his life, Bruce decided to leave behind a community theatre organization in...
bruce.hayden @kvmr.org
Hap Hazard volunteered to help KVMR with its birth pains over 30 years ago by offering to do some children's programming. I...
haphazard @kvmr.org
Antar has been a substitute KVMR Broadcaster for several years. Broadcasting history includes programs for Sunday Morning Live,...
Arly Helm, MS, IBCLC, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with Masters of Science in Nutrition and Food...
The sounds of fiddles flutes, harps and pipes have echoes through the airwaves of KVMR every Wednesday night in to the evening...
celticcadence @kvmr.org
Originally from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, after university, US Air Force, and business travel and life all across America and...
Tenali Hrenak is a Field Recording and Sound Collage Artist, Producer, Radio Broadcaster and Recording Engineer. Currently he can...
tenalilight @gmail.com
Laura Jean's music tastes are as eclectic as her life. In life, she works as a computer programmer, a superhero cape maker (...
laurajean @kvmr.org
Catch the underground Rock ‘n Roll train to the Vintage Vinyl world of Dutch expat, the Vinyl Avenger! On alternate Thursdays...
As a child, I was exposed to the sounds of the Big Bands and Top 40 radio by my dad, and what was then referred to as "...
gjewett @kvmr.org
Dale "LeBlanc" Johnson is a "self-adopted" Cajun, taking "LeBlanc" as his middle name to illustrate a white guy playing the music...
A graduate of the KVMR Broadcaster's class of 1992, Michael Keene presents listeners with a diverse selection of music. HIs...
kanikapila @kvmr.org
Jeanie Keltner taught literature at Sac State for 20 years.  In the 80s she got hooked on politics through following closely the...
jeaniekeltner@ sbcglobal.net
Kathi Keville is a nationally-known herbalist and aromatherapist and author of ten herb books with over 30 years experience....
You're listening to Color Radio, KVMR-FM, Nevada City. Saturday evenings from 4-6 PM, R+B,Doo Wop And Rock and Roll blast through...
colorradio @kvmr.org
Los Angeles native Mark Leviton had his first national publication in Rolling Stone while still in high school (a vicious pan of...
markleviton @kvmr.org
When Betsy Lombard is not being a KVMR DJ, she works as a fine artist and Court Interpreter in Spanish. Hear her on South of the...
As a long-time, regular listener and supporter of community radio, Barbara treasures the diverse music programming presented by...
Larry is a product of the 2007 broadcasters class and an internship with Larry Landis who had over 15 years of doing his brand of...
larry.lund @kvmr.org
Office hours: Mondays 9 am - 12 noon Airplay submissions should be mailed to:KVMR Community RadioATTN: Alice MacAllister401...
Music Director
While living in the Sacramento area, Diane became a fan of KVMR years before moving to Nevada City in 2006. Her son first told...
Randy McKean has been a broadcaster since 2006, and has been hosting The Outpost since 2007.  The show’s name comes from its...
My first record was Christopher Cross with the Pink Flamingo on the Front. I am not quite sure how I got it …my first tape I...
Passionate about music since childhood, Jenny Michael opted to become a broadcaster in lieu of learning to play an instrument....
jenny @kvmr.org
A KVMR listener since the station's early days, Joyce Miller is a proud graduate of the 2011 broadcaster training class. Joyce is...
Host of Diamonds & Rust alternate Saturdays 6-8 pm.  Featuring contemporary singer-songwriters, folk, americana, and rock.  ...
lmiller @kvmr.org
Jonah Mociun, AKA Th' Mole I'm a man.  I like puppies, rap music and board games.  I have a 3.5" long nipple hair.   Th' Mole...
After a colleague in Sacramento turned her on to KVMR in 1999, she fell hook, line, and sinker for both the radio station and...
kelly.moreno @kvmr.org
Co-founder and a driving force behind the 1997 formation of the Sierra Blues Society and long-time member of the Sacramento...
somanyroads @kvmr.org
Nora Nausbaum’s lifelong music passion was fostered by her father and flute lessons early on. She plays flute professionally,...
"I love new music. I love music! For years I was a closet DJ. Always dragging people into my room or my car to listen. Willow,...
Dave Olsen's introduction to KVMR began with his move to Nevada City in September 2005. It was during the time of Hurricane...
dave.olsen @kvmr.org
I just turned fifty and am a grandpa.I am fortunate to be born an Indian man too. I like the night sky and sunsets.I like and...
I was born in Mt. Shasta CA and grew up in Dunsmuir. We did not have television in our house until I was 13 so we read, played...
losborne @kvmr.org
The beats are moving and grooving, there is a sense of excitement in the air, and the pitter patter of little feet can...
elisa @kvmr.org
Felton Pruitt, a 30+ year radio veteran with stints including KFAT, XM Satellite Radio and now part of the KVMR News Team....
News Producer
Christopher Redlocks has more than 24 years of experience working with Concerts, Clubs, and Party. Over 16 years of experience...
redlocks @kvmr.org
As I interviewed "El Leon" Leon Reyes, we touched on many topics-home, threads of musical influence, journeys. His journey...
elleon @kvmr.org
Born and raised in California. Bounced around the country a little. Went to Golden West College in Huntington Beach studying...
erice @kvmr.org
Wesley Robertson was born and spent most of his life in California. He moved to Nevada City City/Grass Valley area from the...
rocknstomp@kvmr.org
Amanda began her radio career at KVMR in 1982 and has wound her way back, once again.  In 1987, as the technology boom took off...
Director of Marketing, Outreach and Events
For KVMR 89.5 FM volunteer broadcaster Kim Rogers, it was a series of short steps that's led to one big, double-award winning...
I have been a long time listener of KVMR. I started doing a mounthly show with a broadcaster on KVMR in 2002. I finally got to...
Known as the slowest rising DJ at KVMR, John Rumsey began his training in 1993. Having successfully earned his BS from Stanford...
mojorum @kvmr.org
Susan Schreiber was attracted to KVMR upon moving to the Foothills and became a broadcaster soon after her arrival. She is part...
William Sebrans started out as a child. After numerous twists and turns, rises, falls and resurrections he became a...
laura@kvmr.org
Many volunteer radio broadcasters are also long-time listeners to community radio stations. Ruby Slippers, host of the Click Your...
I'm a graduate of the Broadcaster Training Class of 2011 and being a KVMR broadcaster has been one of the most entertaining...
UPDATE PROFILE: SKIP ALAN SMITH   At first glance, to look at Skip you might think he's a little crazy, unpredictable, eccentric...
Bio here...
Broadcaster Cheri Snook has covered a lot of ground since she graduated from the KVMR Broadcasting Class in 2000. From bringing...
cherisnook @kvmr.org
Punk poet chanteuse Meri St. Mary currently has numerous projects in various stages of development - not to mention an old...
meristmary @kvmr.org
Heidi Starr grew up in Sacramento and, "cheated my way through school ... dropping out at 17 to give birth to my daughter, Jessie...
"I like to interweave literature with music," Kristin Steindorff explains relating to the colorful tunes accompanying her story...
A broadcaster on KVMR since 1992, Justin plays an eclectic full spectrum mix of music. He often substitutes for KVMR’s blues...
Michael Stone spent most of his vocational life as a corporate Organizational Development Consultant, Communications Specialist,...
conversations @kvmr.org
Jes Taber, Room Temperature Butter, No Permanent Show To Date  underground/independent rock, dream pop, indie, tropicali, folk,...
My roots in radio go back to a gift from my grandmother of a transistor radio from the local hardware store on Irving St in San...
Playing primarily instrumentals yet not neglecting the jazz vocalist, he uses the KVMR library extensively to supplement his own...
bruce.tepper @kvmr.org
On Earth Since: 1943 Hometown: Nevada City since 1983 With KVMR Since: 1986
Robert Turnage hosts Strawberry Beatles Forever, which airs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The show celebrates the music of...
   Jerianne Van Dijk,is a broadcaster and a past president at KVMR since 1998. She has done years of blues and variety shows with...
Klara Voyant is a long-time broadcaster, putting in radio time in every year since 1982. Some of her former shows include Olden...
Todd Wahoske moved to Nevada City in October, 2006.  He didn't know too many people in town and always liked the idea of playing...
"Doctor Derek" is respected as a musician (alto and tenor saxophones plus vocals), a blues aficionado, a clinical psychologist,...
Gary Wells was first on the radio when the local AM station did a remote broadcast for the grand opening of his dad's auto...
crookedhighway @kvmr.org
  Adela Wilcox-Wilson is a poet, musician and student living in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.  She loves Strawberry and...
About Rich:  Born in Western Alameda County during the last fall of WWII; grduated from Napa College and Sonoma State University...
Folks have any number of reasons for moving to Nevada County, be it outdoor recreation, the beauty of the four seasons or the...