People

  • Stephen Yadzinski is the senior innovation officer for JFF. In this role, Steve works with JFF leaders and teams to identify new opportunities, establish new partnerships, and transform JFF programs and service lines to meet an evolving and...

  • Steve Terrell is host of Terrell's Sound World -- the home of Free-form Weirdo Radio which revels in garage, punk, psychedlelic surf, R&B, polka and other crazy sounds. Terrell also produces a monthly podcast, The Big Enchilada, which is...

  • Steve has been a jazz fan since 1974 when he stumbled upon a friend's copy of "Birds of Fire" by the Mahavishnu Orchestra. When his friend followed that up with "Headhunters" by Herbie Hancock, a lifelong love affair with the music began. He...

  • Susan Ohori pioneered the programming of world music on radio from 1972 - 1977 on Pacifica station KPFA in Berkeley, with her program Last Chants. She served as Music Director there from 1976 - 1977, when she left the Bay Area to...

  • One day in April of 1996 my friend Greg Miller asked me to give him a ride to the KSFR Board meeting. So I went along and hung out on the side during the meeting. Then after the meeting the chairman of the board came over and we met and started...

  • A member of Isleta Pueblo, Tara Gatewood has hosted Indigenous Foundation on KSFR since 2009.  She’s also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Native America Calling, heard live Monday through Friday on more than 50 US radio...

  • Reporter

    Taylor Velazquez has always had a passion for writing and telling stories. Graduating from the University of New Mexico in May of 2021 with degrees in both Political Science and American Studies, she is ready to dedicate her time to reporting. ...

  • General Manager

    Tazbah McCullah, a Diné (Navajo) served for eight years as General Manager of KTNN-AM and KWRK-FM in Window Rock, Arizona, thirteen years as Director of Marketing and Advertising, and Director of Public Programs at the Indian Pueblo Cultural...

  • TOM ADLER, A NATIVE SANTA FEAN JOINED KSFR AS ONE OF FOUR HOSTS OF THURSDAY NIGHT'S "ACOUSTIC EXPLORATIONS" IN 2001 AND HAS SUBBED FOR MANY OTHER KSFR PROGRAMS OVER THE YEARS.   TOM IS AN ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER AT SANTA FE UNIVERSITY OF ART ...

  • Tony Andrade (aka e.s.q.) 

    It happened sometime in the ’80’s. Or maybe it was the early ’90’s. The novel sounds coming ashore from British “New Wave” artists, the catchy samples of emerging electronica producers, the move-inducing loops...

  • I first worked as a volunteer jazz DJ at KLCC in Eugene, Oregon back in the 80s, as I was getting my MA in English at UO. I had never done anything at all like that before. It was a great station, with a wild mix of music that I had never...

  • True Kids 1 is a Taos based educational non-profit with a mission to provide New Mexico youth with media skills, tools and opportunities to open career paths and promote digital citizenship. 

  • Operations Manager

    Will fell in love with community radio at WOBC, a student-run college radio station in Ohio, where he hosted music programs and served as Engineer and General Manager. In 2012, he joined the Prometheus Radio Project, a nonprofit organization...

  • Xubi Wilson

    How did you happen to join the KSFR family?

    I was a DJ on the old station for a while and had extensive radio background from my college years. I was approached by a member of the board about doing a...

  • Zélie Pollon is an award-winning independent journalist who has focused much of her work on social and humanitarian issues around conflict and reconstruction.  For over a decade, Pollon has reported on issues of international...

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