People

  • 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...

  • Sundial Senior Producer

    Chris 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 York City....

  • 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.

    Lepri...

  • Digital Editor

    Lance Dixon is WLRN's digital editor. He's worked as a professional journalist in his hometown of Miami since 2013. 

    Before joining the WLRN newsroom, Lance served as director and storytelling producer at

  • Sundial Producer

    Leslie Ovalle produces the daily news magazine show, Sundial. As a multimedia producer, she also works on visual and digital storytelling. Her interests include immigration, technology and the environment.

    Before joining the team, she...

  • 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.

  • Senior Producer

    Richard Ives came to WLRN in September 2000 to begin a new career in radio. Born in Fort Lauderdale, his family moved to Long Island, New York, where he grew up. After graduation from college and an unsatisfying stint in a job...

  • News Director

    Terence Shepherd is news director at WLRN News, the public radio news outlet serving Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties. He is Chairman of the Radio Television Digital News Association.

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  • Every Monday through Friday night from 9:30 PM to 1 AM Tracy Fields presents some of the most diverse new and classic jazz anywhere on radio.

    Although her training is in communications and journalism, Tracy's first love has always been...

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