People

  • Technical Director, All Things Considered

    Betsy came to NEPR in June of 2018. As a fill-in member of the operations team, she works to engineer a variety of shows on New England Public Radio. This includes running the soundboard on live programs such as Morning Edition and

  • All Things Considered Reporter/Producer/Host

    Adam joined NEPR as a freelance reporter and fill-in operations assistant during the summer of 2011. For more than 15 years, Adam has had a number stops throughout his broadcast career, including as a news reporter and anchor, sports host and...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Before joining New England Public Radio, Alden was a producer for the CBS NEWS program 60 Minutes. In that role, he covered  topics ranging from art, music and medicine to business, education, and politics. Working with correspondent...

  • Senior Production Associate
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Chief Operating Officer & General Manager
  • Operations Supervisor/IT
  • Education Program Coordinator
  • Multimedia Account Executive

    Beth is on the frontline of business-relationship building with New England Public Media as part of the organization’s Corporate Marketing/Local Sponsorship team. Beth enjoys working with new and annual NEPM Sponsors who help fund local public...

  • Jazz à la Mode Producer/Host

    Bex started her broadcast career at WMUA while an undergrad at UMass Amherst and wore many hats: disc jockey, public affairs director and station manager. While working at a multitude of record stores in the Amherst/Northampton area, she...

  • Broadcast Operations
  • Reporter/Producer/Videographer/Editor
  • Multimedia Account Executive

    Bruce came to NEPR in April of 2014. As a marketing consultant, he works with local businesses to market themselves on New England Public Radio and the NEPR News Network through underwriting sponsorships.

    Prior to joining NEPR, Bruce was...

  • Assistant Operations Supervisor

    Cara Foster is the Assistant Operations Supervisor.

  • Copywriter and Email Marketing Manager
  • Morning Edition Reporter/Producer/Host

    Before coming to New England Public Radio, Carrie worked in commercial radio for fifteen years, and for a handful of years in public access television.  In college, Carrie studied early American History and earned her B.A. from the University...

  • Fill-in Traffic coordinator
  • Chief Engineer Radio

    Chuck has been Chief Engineer at New England Public Radio since 2003. He has been involved with the design and construction of the new Springfield and Amherst studio facilities, the Berkshire translators, and several AM and FM stations around...

  • On-Air Fundraising Director & Producer

    Chris has worked a variety of positions within NEPR’s Development department for over 20 years.  Born and raised on Long Island, he first arrived in Springfield to attend Western New England College (now University). He has a Bachelor’s in...

  • Leadership Circle Manager
  • Assistant Manager Local Production
  • Technical Director of Morning Edition

    Dave Sears joined NEPR in 2014 after a 25-year career in commercial radio in the Valley.  A graduate of UMass Amherst, he is currently the studio engineer for Morning Edition as well as a weekend host on WFCR and an announcer on the...

  • Director of Member Services
  • Grant Writer/Manager
  • Member Service Associate
  • Social Media Manager
  • Senior Director Business Administration & HR

    Fran was thrilled to join the staff in August 1998 after many years of being a devoted listener.  She is responsible for overseeing the finances and human resource activity for both NEPR and the NEPR Foundation, Inc. Prior to coming to the...

  • Traffic Coordinator

    Georgette DeFriesse is the Traffic Coordinator for New England Public Radio. 

  • Digital News Editor

    Heather Brandon began at NEPR in 2017 as Digital News Editor. She has served as the news department's Managing Editor during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Heather lives in Hartford with her husband and three children. Before Hartford,...

  • Senior Editor

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