People

  • Production Intern

    My name is Katelyn Anderson and I am a freshman studying Communications at Purdue University, with a minor in Spanish. This is my second semester as an intern for WBAA. I spent my first semester training as an on-air host and this semester, I...

  • 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 John Clare, and although I have been a long-time...

  • Host Intern

    Hi there! My name’s Lauren McAdams, I’m a junior at Purdue studying Mass Communication. I’m a show host Intern at WBAA, currently hosting Weekend Edition for our listening area. News is my passion so I’m glad I can share it with you! I grew up...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    Samantha Horton is an Indiana Public Broadcasting reporter based at WBAA. She reports and writes stories on business and economic issues in Indiana. After graduating from the University of Evansville with a triple major in International Studies...

  • 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...

  • My name is Taylor, and I’m the new general assignment reporter for WBAA News. I came to WBAA after working for WFIU in Bloomington, Indiana. I was born and raised in Michigan, in the metro-Detroit area. I studied journalism and English...

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