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  • Underwriting & Special Events Director

    Kathy works with businesses and organizations in the Inland Northwest to provide announcements on KPBX, KSFC, and KPBZ. She also envisions and organizes the special events presented by Spokane Public Radio, including the KPBX Kids' Concert...

  • Host of Sunday Morning Classical

    Leonard Oakland, who doubles as Professor of English at Whitworth University, plays his favorites on Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. - noon.

    Leonard started listening to Spokane Public Radio in 1980, and by 1985 was hired to do a Sunday...

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Jazz & World Music Producer

    Michael started volunteering at KPBX not long after it first went on the air as a full-power NPR member station in January of 1980.  He hosted his first nighttime jazz show late in 1982 and continues to produce a weekly jazz show every Friday...

  • Website Coordinator & Development Assistant

    Neesha joined the staff in 2008 as Development Assistant, a shared position between the departments of marketing, special events, underwriting, and the capital campaign.  While her job has changed slightly over the years, she's still heavily...

  • News Host

  • Volunteer Manager & Events Coordinator
  • News Assignment Editor; Morning Edition Host

    Steve was part of the Spokane Public Radio family for many years before he came on air in 1999.  His wife, Laurie, produced Radio Ethiopia in the late 1980s through the '90s, and Steve used to “lurk in the shadowy world” of Weekend SPR...

  • Finance Manager
  • News Reporter

    Tom has worked as a reporter for Spokane Public Radio since 2003. He says he has a passion for the use and misuse of the English language, story-telling, finding something interesting in the mundane, learning and performing great music, trying...

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