Kathy Agosta has been a development/marketing professional in public broadcasting for over 30 years.
Prior to joining Michigan Radio as Corporate Sponsorship Director, Agosta was Senior Director of Corporate and Foundations Affairs at Chicago Public Radio where she directed local and national corporate sponsorship and foundation activities. Continue reading “Kathy Agosta | Corporate Sponsorship Director”
Chenita Anderson is Michigan Radio’s Development Accounts Receivable Clerk Associate.
Her duties include collecting past-due pledge payments from donors and help to ensure the integrity of the auto payment program for Michigan Radio’s membership department.
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Since 1995 John has created Michigan-based editorial cartoons for the Grand Rapids Business Journal, the Grand Rapids Press, and MLive Newspapers. His cartoons are currently featured at MichiganRadio.org and are syndicated to newspapers through the Michigan Press Association. John is an active member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. You can view an archive of his editorial work and other cartoons at Auchtoon.com. Continue reading “John Auchter | Contributor, Auchter’s Art”
John U. Bacon has worked nearly three decades as a writer, a public speaker, and a college instructor, winning awards for all three.
Bacon earned an honors degree in history (“pre-unemployment”) from the University of Michigan in 1986, and a Master’s in Education in 1994. In 2005-06, the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship named him the first recipient of the Benny Friedman Fellowship for Sports Journalism.
He has authored ten books on sports, business, health, and history, the last six of which are national bestsellers, including Bo’s Lasting Lessons, Endzone, and The Great Halifax Explosion. Continue reading “John U. Bacon | Essay / Analysis, Sports Commentator”
Hannah is a 2018 graduate of the University of Michigan where she studied Communications & Jazz Piano. Michigan Radio was “the soundtrack to her childhood” and became her main source of news and conversation-starters with her family from a young age.
Hannah is joining the Corporate Support team, where she plans to garner support for her favorite radio station. When she’s not at work, Hannah is performing with her jazz group, “Hannah Baiardi & Friends” in the Detroit/Ann Arbor area. She enjoys composing, writing and practicing mindfulness meditation every night upon her purple zafu.
Scott Baker comes to to Michigan with five years experience in the nonprofit field. As an information systems manager for the United Way, Scott worked with campaign staff, donors, and agencies-including U of M.
His duties included managing CRM systems, working with donor data, and creating ad hoc campaign reports. Continue reading “Scott Baker | Data Manager”
Mike Blank is a producer and editor for Stateside. Inspired by a story on a bag of Uncle Ray’s potato chips, Blank created the satire segment “A Minute with Mike” which can be heard on Stateside. Continue reading “Mike Blank | Producer”
Natalie Brennan is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan where she studied American History and Women Studies. There, she was the Editor in Chief of a women’s magazine, produced her own podcast, and helped Professor Matthew Lassiter research the 1967 Detroit riots. She is excited to be launching her public media career this fall as an intern at Michigan Radio. Continue reading “Natalie Brennan – Stateside Production Assistant”
Rusty Brach is the systems administrator for Michigan Radio which is a fancy name for an all-purpose computer and networking guy.
Since 2005, he has provided computer support for staff members, maintained and expanded the local network, installed and repaired numerous servers and workstations, and performed various web-related duties.
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Anthony Brown is Web Producer at Michigan Radio. His duties at the station include website production as-well as on air and streaming production. Anthony has worked at Michigan Radio since 2014. Continue reading “Anthony Brown | Web Producer”