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People

  • Vice President of Programming

    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...

  • Anna Butrico was an intern at Nashville Public Radio during summer 2016.

  • Senior Health Care Reporter

    Blake Farmer is Nashville Public Radio's senior health care reporter. In a partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, Blake covers health in Tennessee and the health care industry in the Nashville area for local and national...

  • Senior Editor

    Chas joined WPLN in 2015 and became an editor in 2018. Previously, he covered state politics for Nashville Public Radio and The Tennessean, and he’s also reported on communities, politics and business for a variety of publications in...

  • News Director

    Emily Siner is the news director at Nashville Public Radio and host of the Movers & Thinkers podcast. She also reports on a wide range of topics, including higher...

  • Erin Logan was an intern at Nashville Public Radio during spring 2017.

  • Producer: Neighbors

    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...

  • Morning Host
  • Classical Music Host

    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 Services

    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,...

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