VP of Programminganita@wpln.org
Anita J. Bugg graduated with a B.A. in journalism from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. In that college town, she worked for commercial stations and discovered her first public radio "home" with WKMS. The station hired...
Intern Summer 2016
Anna Butrico is an intern at Nashville Public Radio during summer 2016.
Blake Farmer is Nashville Public Radio's news director. While he still makes time for some reporting, he's the primary editor of WPLN's on-air stories. When he's in the field, his reporting focuses on education and the military. But...
Chas joined WPLN in 2015 after eight years with The Tennessean, including more than five years as the newspaper's statehouse reporter. Chas has also covered communities, politics and business in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. Chas grew up...
Assistant News Directoresiner@wpln.org
Emily Siner is the assistant news director at Nashville Public Radio and host of the Movers & Thinkers podcast. She also reports on a wide range of topics, including higher education, science and military veterans. She's traveled around...
Spring 2017 Intern
Creator of Neighbors, Jakob is a graduate of Jay Allison's Transom Story Workshop the best radio school on the planet. He has done work with the BBC, Marketplace, WPLN, Back Story, The Sound of Pursuit podcast, and been featured on...
Classical Music Hostkara@wpln.org
A Wyoming native, Kara relocated to Tennessee in 2005 to earn an undergraduate degree in voice performance and composition from Belmont University and a master’s degree in musicology from MTSU.
In addition to hosting on Classical 91.1,...
Director of Digital Servicesmack@wpln.org
Mack is WPLN's Director of Digital Services. He oversees digital content strategy and creation for wpln.org. He works closely with reporters and the news director on editing, writing headlines,...