Anthony ‘Ijah’ Umi grew up in southern New Mexico singing in gospel and soul groups as a child and throughout college. Ijah was a pianist for the ENMU jazz ensemble, attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, played with AZA (reggae) for...
Raised in a home with the Modern Jazz Quartet, Dave Brubeck, Stan Getz, Amad Jamal, and Milt Jackson cascading from the hi-fi; then older bro’s Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochrane, The Outsiders, Beach Boys, and Trashmen. Loved it all: the sounds,...
Jeff Dowd joined KSFR in 1989 doing the Sunday morning show 10:00 to 2:00 back when KSFR was primarily a classical station.
He worked for 35 years as a mechanic on German cars.
Jeff took over “Postal Pros” a printing and mailing...
It’s difficult to say exactly when my interest in animals and our treatment of them started, but it’s likely with a little West Virginia rescue dog I adopted named Scout – to be followed by Piper, Big Nick, Zia, Mango and Blaze. In 2009 I...
I fell in love with jazz at the age of 13 or so when my brother-in-law
played a Dave Brubeck record for me. I had been playing saxophone
and clarinet and I begged my teacher to teach me how to play jazz.
In college I had...
Jewel does outreach for Southwest Care Center and Women's Health Services, which merged April 1, 2013. She is the legislative liaison for them. She is also the founder and executive director of Camp Corazones for kids affected by HIV/AIDS.
Jim Parker retired in 2014 after serving as director of the New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability for five years. GCD is an independent State agency which works to fully integrate New Mexicans with disabilities, of all ages, into...
A native New Yorker, drummer and Straight Up leader John Trentacosta brought his collective big band and small group experience to New Mexico in 1992. After two decades as the rhythm force behind jazz notables Chuck Wayne, Jimmy...
Lauren Camp consistently and creatively uses art, voice, poetry and sound to move others. Since 2004, Lauren has been a producer and host for KSFR-FM, Santa Fe Public Radio. During that time she has anchored three shows: “The Colors of Jazz” ...
Lynn Cline is an author and freelance writer who has covered Santa Fe and New Mexico for The New York Times, New Mexico Magazine, Bon Appetit and other publications. She's the author of "Literary Pilgrims: The Santa Fe and Taos Writers'...
Marcela is the Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, a community-based, immigrant-led organization for worker and racial justice and human rights—respecting diversity and integrating the newcomers. Somos Un Pueblo Unido also has a one...
Melanie Harth, PhD, is a psychologist-trained transformational coach, writer for The Huffington Post, and an active blogger. She’s all about Living From Happiness, and helping others do the same. She works with clients locally, as well as...
Libra Rising (nice), Scorpio Moon(ouch), and Aquarius Sun(different)…That’s Merrylin LeBlanc! She has been producing Moonwise on KSFR since the summer of 2000, after having broadcast the show on KVSF here in Santa...
MK is a an Emmy award-winning television producer, entertainer, writer and entrepreneur. She has worked in all areas of production, from producing and writing, to editing, animation and talent for the past 30 years in both private and public...
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With over three decades in Radio Broadcasting, when it comes to news, Nancy brings it home. From the American Women in Radio and Television to the Associated Press and the National Association of Broadcasters, Nancy has won numerous awards. A...
How did you happen to join the KSFR family?
Through Acoustic Explorations
What was your broadcasting background prior to KSFR?
What is/was your “Day Job” prior to joining KSFR?
Like many denizens of Santa Fe, Peter Lloyd has had a varied past. Born in England, he completed a bachelor’s degree in economics as well as an apprenticeship as a joiner and cabinetmaker there. He then came to the U.S., where he received a...
1) How did you happen to join the KSFR family?
I was asked to get checked out on the control room operations by Peter Nathanson shortly after he started up the Acoustic Explorations show on Thursday evenings.
2) What was your...
Born, raised, and educated in New York City, Rhea is the mother of two exceptional human beings, Nina and Tony Simons. Moving diagonally across country from New York City to Santa Fe in 1982, Rhea left behind several decades of creative...
Ron Hale was born in Mexico and has lived in New Mexico for over 30 years. Ron has been doing radio since the 1960s—first at WRSN in Swarthmore, PA, then at WGDR in Plainfield, VT, and then in New Mexico at KUNM in Albuquerque and KSFR in...