Music Programming Directoraschares@iowapublicradio.org
Allen Schares joined Iowa Public Radio as Music Director in February 2009. Al had served as music director and program host for KUNI for over 20 years. Al leads IPR’s two music services – Classical and Studio One as well as community outreach...
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...
Studio One host
Bob started his 40+ year career in Iowa Public Broadcasting (radio and TV) when he did the first rock 'n' roll show EVAH on an Iowa Public Radio station Oct. 2, 1972. He was honored/recognized for those years by being inducted into the Iowa...
Studio One and Classical Music Hostkimpola@iowapublicradio.org
Karen Impola is the host of Iowa Public Radio's The Folk Tree and University Concert. Karen began working at KUNI in 1990. Before that, she hosted Folk and progressive music shows at WXPN in Philadelphia, and was a...
Studio One Hostmsimmet@iowapublicradio.org
Senior Producer Mark Simmet began working at KUNI over 20 years ago. In that time he has produced and hosted a long-running daily jazz program, as well as weekly blues and world music programs. Mark also was a fill-in/substitute folk music...