AZPM Employees

Senior Management

Senior staff and department heads

Jack Gibson

Director & General Manager

Enrique Aldana

Director of Development

John Booth

Executive Producer

Pat Callahan

Director of Membership

Frank Fregoso

Chief Broadcast Engineer

Kimberly Heath

Chief Financial Officer

Andrea Kelly

Assistant News Director

Ed Kesterson

Radio Program Director

Hildy Ko

Television Program Director

Peter Michaels

Interim News Director

Sandra Riggins

General Sales Manager

Gene Robinson

Marketing & Communications Director

Martin Rubio

Production Manager

On-Air Personalities

The people you see and hear on all of AZPM's broadcast properties.

Andy Bade

Classical Music Program Coordinator and Afternoon Host (Noon – 7 p.m.)

Vanessa Barchfield

Reporter/Producer & Host of Metro Week

Christopher Conover


Nicole Cox

Morning Announcer, NPR 89.1

Sara Hammond

Science Reporter/Producer

Steve Jess

Senior Radio/TV Announcer

Andrea Kelly

Assistant News Director

Victoria Lucas

Host of Hollywood at Home

Jorg Maulshagen

Weekend Announcer, Classical 90.5

Mark McLemore

Host of Arizona Spotlight, Reporter/Producer, NPR 89.1

Tom McNamara

Host of Arizona Illustrated

Brandon Mejia

News & Public Affairs Reporter

Nancy Montoya

News & Public Affairs Reporter

Ben Nead

Midday Announcer, NPR 89.1

Tony Paniagua


Anthony Perkins

Morning News Anchor/Reporter

James Reel

Music Director and Week-day Morning Announcer, Classical 90.5

Lorraine Rivera

Arizona 360 Host and Producer

Burt Schneider

Radio/TV Announcer

JD Smith

Radio Announcer

Gisela Telis


John Weaver

Afternoon Announcer, NPR 89.1

Zachary Ziegler

Radio News/Public Affairs Reporter


For radio and television

Andrew Brown


Tom Kleespie

Senior Producer, Special Projects

Kassandra Lau

Producer, Arizona 360

Laura Markowitz

Contributing Producer

Mitchell Riley



Major gifts and fundraising

Sabrina Lobato-Gonzales

Associate Director of Development

Scott Vaughan

Associate Director of Development


Sales and corporate support

Tina Haro

Account Executive

Pat Shallenbarger

Account Executive

Terri Shomenta

Account Executive


Supporting our valued AZPM Members

Bobbe Clark

Membership Coordinator

Sara Gromley

Membership Manager

Ashley Wright

Membership Coordinator

Technical and Engineering

For radio and television

Steve Bayless

Senior Editor

Jim Blackwood

Audio Mastering and Recording Engineer

Arlene Islas

Television Director and Producer

Steven Riggs

Senior Videographer/Editor

Sandra Westdahl



Business, financial, and administrative

Laura Maher

Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Paul

Executive Assistant to the General Manager
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