Amy Mayer is a reporter based in Ames. She covers agriculture and is part of the Harvest Public Media collaboration. Amy worked as an independent producer for many years and also previously had stints as weekend news host and reporter at WFCR...
River to River and Java Blend Hostbkieffer@iowapublicradio.org
Ben Kieffer joined Iowa Public Radio in 2000 and is host of IPR’s daily noon talk show River to River, which he also helps produce. Since 2001, he has hosted and produced IPR’s weekly, live music program which features artists from...
Talk Show Producerbstanton@iowapublicradio.org
Talk of Iowa Hostcnebbe@iowapublicradio.org
Charity Nebbe grew up in rural Iowa just outside of Cedar Falls. She began her career in public radio at WOI Radio in Ames, Iowa when she was a student at Iowa State University and has been working in public radio ever since. Early in her...
Morning Edition Hostcmasters@iowapublicradio.org
Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter. He was part of a team of member station political reporters who covered the 2016 presidential race for NPR. He also covers environmental issues.
Dean Borg is an Iowa City based correspondent for Iowa Public Radio. He joined IPR in 2000, but his broadcast news career began at WOI Radio as an Iowa State University student. Later in Cedar Rapids, he led a 32-person news, sports, weather...
Mid-Day Host and Talk Show Producerdreese@iowapublicradio.org
Dennis Reese is the mid-day host for Iowa Public Radio. He is also a producer for the talk shows Talk of Iowa and River to River. He is based in Iowa City. Dennis began his career in public radio at the University of Iowa’s...
Talk Show Producerewoodbury@iowapublicradio.org
Emily Woodbury started working for Iowa Public Radio in early 2011 as an assistant producer. She was promoted to Talk Show Producer in 2012. Her duties include researching show topics, booking guests, preparing news copy, editing audio, and...
Arts and Culture Reporterjpemble@iowapublicradio.org
John Pemble is the Arts and Culture reporter at Iowa Public Radio. In 1989, John began his Iowa Public Radio career in Fort Dodge as a program host for jazz, classical, and contemporary instrumental music programs. He joined Iowa...
Joyce Russell is a correspondent based at the Iowa Statehouse. Joyce has been covering the Iowa Statehouse since shortly after joining the news staff at WOI Radio in 1988. Her earlier broadcasting experience included news reporting at...
Weekend Edition Hostjenglander@iowapublicradio.org
Julie Englander is the local host of Weekend Edition on Iowa Public Radio and also serves as a substitute host for Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Midday breaks.
With more than thirty years...
Eastern Iowa Reporter
Katarina Sostaric is an Iowa City based reporter covering Eastern Iowa for Iowa Public Radio.
Before coming to Iowa, she was a reporter and host at a public radio station in Southeast Alaska, where her work also aired on Alaska’s...
News/Talk Programming Directorkperkins@iowapublicradio.org
Katherine Perkins has done various jobs at IPR member stations since 1999. She is now Program Director for News/Talk and Executive Producer for Talk Shows. As part of her job she is responsible for managing the sound of the news and information...
Talk Show Producerlmoon@iowapublicradio.org
Lindsey Moon started as a talk show producer with Iowa Public Radio in May of 2014. She comes to IPR by way of Illinois Public Media, an NPR/PBS dual licensee in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and Wisconsin Public Radio where she’s worked as a...
Michael comes to IPR from Wisconsin Public Radio, where he led an award-winning news staff for nine years. He has also worked as a News Director at Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor. Before getting into management, Michael’s...
All Things Considered Hostpblank@iowapublicradio.org
Pat Blank has been with Iowa Public Radio for 27 years. She was hired as a reporter and eventually was chosen to host Morning Edition at the Cedar Falls studios in 1986. She has been host of All Things Considered since 1995....
Rob Dillard is a Des Moines based correspondent for Iowa Public Radio. He joined IPR in 2001 as host of Morning Edition and moved to reporting in 2007. He has been on special assignment for IPR since early 2011 reporting the ongoing...
Sarah Boden is a Des Moines-based reporter for Iowa Public Radio. Before coming to Iowa, she was a freelance reporter and radio producer in the Twin Cities. In addition to IPR, Sarah's work has appeared on NPR, WBUR's "Here and Now" and Harvest...