People

  • Music Director

    John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada...

  • Student Programming Assistant

    I have been working at WBAA since April of 2014 as a Student Programming Assistant, first as a volunteer and then as a student employee.  I have enjoyed helping on-air hosts, Greg Kostraba and Jan Simon and although I have been a long-time...

  • Operations Director

    Aside from a 4 year stint at Indiana University, (sorry!) Lee Shaw has been a life-long resident of the Greater Lafayette area, working behind the scenes at both WJEF and WLFI before joining the operations team at WBAA.  He is excited for the...

  • Production Intern

    Hi everyone, my name is Michael Yu and I am a sophomore at Purdue majoring in Aviation management and minoring in Communications and Global studies. As a production intern, I enjoy spending time in the studio and getting to interact with the...

  • Membership Director

    Rachel joined the WBAA team in March 2017 as the Membership Director.  Prior to joining Purdue Public Radio, Rachel worked at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) for nine years.  The last 6 years at UIS she worked within the Center for...

  • General Manager of WBAA

    Richard Miles, an experienced member of the public broadcasting community, today (Sept. 12) begins his tenure as general manager of Purdue's public radio station, WBAA.

    Miles has 29...

  • Business and economy reporter.

    Last month, we welcomed Samantha Horton to our station. She is an Indiana Public Broadcasting reporter at WBAA.She reports on business and economic issues in Indiana and writes stories on them. After graduating from Evansville University with a...

  • News Director

    Stan Jastrzebski has spent a career in radio, with postings as News Director of NPR member stations WFSU in Tallahassee, Fla. and WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., and time as a reporter at WGN Radio in Chicago and WIBC Radio in Indianapolis. 

  • Secretary / Office Manager

    I have lived in Indiana all my life, coming from the small towns to our northwest and have been a resident of Lafayette for the past 8 years. I grew up surrounded by corn and bean fields, one traffic light towns and the slower pace of life and...

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