People

  • Corporate Support Manager

    Growing up, my life could be summed up in one word...SPORTS. Football, baseball, basketball, and track (I learned golf later). At Central Catholic High we were 1976 state champs in football when I was a sophomore. In 1977 I started center field...

  • Reporter / Morning Edition Host

    On November 27, 2017, we welcomed Emilie Syberg to the WBAA family. Emilie has recently returned to the states, after participating in the Peace Corps from June 2014 to August of 2016, where she worked as an English teacher in Zambia. After...

  • Content Director

    Sixteen years at WBAA! Where has the time gone? I worked here as a Program Host/Producer from 1995 to 2001, hosting classical music, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and the weekly 20th-century classical music series “The Kostraba...

  • Traffic Manager

    I’m a life-long resident of Lafayette. I worked in the banking industry before coming to Purdue, where I was an Accounting Clerk in Electrical and Computer Engineering. After nine months I accepted the position of Traffic Coordinator at WBAA,...

  • 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...

  • General Manager of WBAA

    Richard Miles has 30 plus years of experience in public radio management. He has served as the chair of Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations. Miles also held senior positions including vice president of interactive media and content...

  • Corporate Support Manager

    I made my way back to West Lafayette from Virginia Beach, Virginia this past summer (2019) but I already had some roots here because I graduated from both West Lafayette High School and Purdue University.  I came here with my daughter and she...

  • Senior Administrative Assistant, Membership Coordinator

    I have lived in Indiana all my life, coming from the small towns to our northwest.  I grew up surrounded by corn and bean fields, one traffic light towns and the slower pace of life! I am a country girl at heart and enjoy repurposing antiques,...