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  • Managing Editor, Arkansas Public Media

    Bobby Ampezzan is a native of Detroit who holds degrees from Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA) and the University of Arkansas (Fayetteville). He's written for The Guardian newspaper and Oxford American magazine and was a longtime...

  • Reporter / Anchor

    Daniel Breen is a fourth-year undergraduate journalism student at UA Little Rock. 

    His interest in writing began at a young age, and later served as a reporter and editor for Little Rock Central High School’s Tiger Newspaper. He has...

  • Reporter

    David Monteith is a reporter for KUAR news.

  • Anchor / Reporter

    Radio veteran David Wallace began his news and sports reporting career while in college in 1976. These days, it is more of a hobby than a main job. He anchors weekends and is on-call as a reporter-at-large for KUAR. Since moving to Little Rock...

  • Reporter / Anchor

    Jacob Kauffman is a reporter and anchor for KUAR. He primarily covers the state legislature and politics beat while juggling anchoring Morning Edition Monday through Friday. 

    Jacob is a long-time Little Rock resident who started...

  • Content Development Director

    As Content Development Director, Karen Tricot Steward oversees the creation of news and cultural programming and helps set standards and best practices. She manages content on our website and social media. Karen also coordinates the internship...

  • Development Associate

    As Development Associate, Laurie Pierce helps obtain corporate support for UALR Public Radio. She works with foundations, corporations and businesses who are interested in underwriting public radio programming. 

    Laurie has a journalism...

  • News Director

    As News Director, Michael Hibblen oversees daily news coverage for KUAR. He handles assignments for the news staff, helps develop story ideas and edits copy. Michael is responsible for starting a news-sharing partnership between public radio...

  • Interim General Manager / Program Director

    Nathan Vandiver is Program Director for UALR Public Radio, which includes KUAR 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5.

    He oversees the quality of our on-air sound and is responsible for developing and maintaining programming policy, supervising...

  • Reporter, Arkansas Public Media

    Sarah Whites-Koditschek is a Little Rock-based reporter for Arkansas Public Media covering education, healthcare, state politics, and criminal justice issues. Formerly she worked as a reporter and producer for WHYY in Philadelphia, and was an...

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