People of IPR
Kelly Edmister joined Iowa Public Radio in September 2010 as the Director of Finance and Adminstration. Kelly leads the Administrative Services team responsible for Accounting, Finance, Human Resources , Legal and Compliance.
As a Certified Public Accountant, Kelly’s professional experience includes more than 20 years in the financial services industry including life and health insurance and mutual funds. Kelly earned a BA in Finance from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas and an MBA from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kelly’s favorite public radio program is “Fresh Air.”
Scott Rivers joined Iowa Public Radio as Director of Network Operations in January 2010. Scott is responsible for leading the Operations, Engineering, and IT services at Iowa Public Radio.
Scott recently served Twin Cities Public Television as the Chief Engineer of KTCA DT and KTCI DT and supervisor of the installation of a six channel television automation system and as well as the transition of TPT from analog to digital television.
After twenty-three years in the United States Navy, Scott recently retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.