People

  • Substitute Jazz Host

    Bex started her broadcast career at WMUA while an undergrad at UMass Amherst and wore many hats: disc jockey, public affairs director and station manager. While working at a multitude of record stores in the Amherst/Northampton area, she...

  • Morning Edition Host/Reporter

    Before coming to New England Public Radio, Carrie worked in commercial radio for fifteen years, and for a handful of years in public access television.  In college, Carrie studied early American History and earned her B.A. from the University...

  • In Contrast Host

    Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. He is an internationally known, award-winning cultural critic, linguist, translator, public speaker, editor, short-story writer, and TV host,...

  • Classical Music Host

    Originally from the Midwest, John’s interest in classical music began while he was a high school student, having discovered organ music recordings by E. Power Biggs and singing in the high school’s choirs. His radio career began in 1982 at WILL...

  • Substitute Classical Music Host

    Jon is host of New England Public Radio’s Sunday morning classical program. He first worked at NEPR, then WFCR, while a student at Amherst College; after years as a craftsman he rejoined the station as a music announcer and producer. At WGBH...

  • Senior News Reporter/Jazz Safari Host

    Kari is a senior reporter and long-time host and producer of Jazz Safari, a musical journey through the jazz world and beyond, broadcast Saturday nights on New England Public Radio. Born in New York City, and raised in both Kenya and the U.S.,...

  • Substitute Jazz Host

    Peter has been a substitute jazz host at New England Public Radio since 1998. He combines his love of music with a love of words, and is also Editor at Large at Merriam-Webster, where he has written definitions for many of Merriam-Webster’s...

  • Tertulia Host

    Raquel was born in Lima, Peru. She graduated from the University of San Marcos, where she studied Mathematics, and subsequently became a high school math teacher. She began working at New England Public Radio in 2004, as the co-host of Tertulia...

  • Substitute Classical Music Host

    Stephen has been a substitute classical music host at New England Public Radio since 2016. He has a three decade, multi-faceted career at Cigna Healthcare Insurance . Currently, he is the classical music director at University of Hartford’s...

  • Jazz à la Mode Host

    Tom has been producing Jazz à la Mode since 1984.  He began working in jazz radio in 1977 at WCUW, a community-licensed radio station in Worcester, Massachusetts. Before his career in radio began, Tom had many formative experiences...

  • Classical Music Host

    Walter Carroll has been presenting classical music on New England Public Radio since 1989.  His first classical music program was presented on WFCI, the campus station at Franklin College of Indiana.  After graduating from Indiana University,...