People

  • Associate Producer

    Alejandra Martinez is the associate producer for WLRN's Sundial. Her love for radio started at her mother’s beauty shop where she noticed that stories are all around her - important stories to tell.

    When she took her first audio...

  • Associate Producer

    Alexander Gonzalez produces the afternoon newscasts airing during All Things Considered. He enjoys helping tell the South Florida story through audio and digital platforms. Alex is...

  • Host

    A native of Bristol, in the South West of England, Andy has lived and worked in Germany, Spain, Cyprus and Russia, as well as spending 10 years with the BBC World Service Radio in London.

    It was a 3 month assignment for the BBC that...

  • Topical Currents Contributor

    Ariel Gonzalez is an English professor at Miami Dade College. He reviews books for the Miami Herald and interviews authors for Topical Currents.

  • Radio Producer

    Chris Remington knew he wanted to work in public radio beginning in middle school, as WHYY played in his car rides to and from school in New Jersey. He’s freelanced for All Things Considered and was a desk associate for CBS Radio News in New...

  • Environment Reporter

    Jenny Staletovich has been a journalist working in Florida for nearly 20 years.

    She’s reported on some of the region’s major environment stories, including the 2018 devastating red tide and blue-green algae blooms, impacts from climate...

  • Reporter

    Jessica Bakeman reports on K-12 and higher education for WLRN, South Florida's NPR affiliate. A seasoned investigative journalist, Jessica has also covered education policymaking and politics in three state capitals: Tallahassee, Fla.; Albany,...

  • Joe Johnson is practically a Florida native. When he was four, his family moved to Miami from Brooklyn, NY. A year later, Joe caught up with them.

    He also caught the radio bug at the age of 10 when he worked with his dad...

  • Engagement Producer

    Katie Lepri is WLRN's engagement producer. She previously covered city government and corruption, environment and the arts at the Miami Herald. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Florida International University.

    She's been...

  • Multimedia Producer

    Leslie Ovalle produces the morning newscasts that air during Morning Edition. As a multimedia producer, she also works on visual and digital storytelling. Her interests include immigration, technology and the environment.

    Before joining...

  • Contributor

    Linda Gassenheimer hosts Topical Current's Food News & Views segment every Thursday from 1:30 to 2 PM. Join Linda with your questions and suggestions at 800-743...

  • Palm Beach County Reporter

    Madeline Fox covers Palm Beach County for WLRN. Her reporting focuses on income inequality, opioid addiction and treatment, and immigrant communities.

    She previously reported on foster care, mental health and welfare programs for KCUR's...

  • Television Producer

    Mia Laurenzo is a 30-year veteran of public television in Miami. She began her career learning every aspect of video production. Currently she is a writer, producer, on-air host and promotions coordinator for TV, radio and the web.  Her...

  • Michael Stock's Folk and Acoustic Music has been a mainstay of the South Florida airwaves since 1981, bringing listeners the best of traditional and contemporary folk music every Sundays from 2 to 5 pm. The show's uniqueness lies in its...

  • Topical Currents Associate Producer

    Polly joined Topical Currents in 2015 as associate producer.

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