Alex came to Michigan Radio in October of 2016, shortly after his studies at Michigan State University. He works with Larry Jonas to facilitate major gifts. Continue reading “Alex Parsell | Major Gifts Assistant”
Cindy Payne is Michigan Radio’s Human Resource Administrator. She is responsible for day to day HR related issues, employment, and assists with the monthly accounts payable and billing processes. Cindy has been at the University of Michigan for 23 years and Michigan Radio for 13. Continue reading “Cindy Payne | Human Resource Administrator”
Ellen Perry has been at Michigan Radio since October 2016 as an Account Executive on the Corporate Support team.
Her sales background is rooted in print media, which began 20 years ago at Trader Publishing then on to the Ann Arbor Observer. Her move to Michigan Radio was not just an exciting transition but also a natural one as she has been a passionate listener and supporter since her youth. Continue reading “Ellen Perry | Account Executive, Corporate Support”
Tom Peterson is Michigan Radio’s Media Engineer.
For the past 11 years it has been my duty to maintain the broadcast transmission equipment and systems at our three transmitter sites in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Flint. Including my time at the station, I have a total of 28 years of broadcast experience in both radio and TV in both small and major markets. Continue reading “Tom Peterson | Media Engineer”
Christa Quinn is a Corporate Support Account Executive at Michigan Radio, and while she is new to radio, she’s no stranger to working in the media. Christa is an AMS-sealed certified meteorologist who spent nearly 25 years in front of the camera broadcasting the weather in such cities as Albuquerque, NM, Traverse City, MI, Toledo, OH, Philadelphia, PA and Detroit. Alas, the 2am wake-up calls got old, so she stepped away from the camera.
Christa has always been an avid listener of Michigan Radio, so it seemed natural for her to join the team. Prior to coming to Michigan Radio, Christa was the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for Motawi Tileworks in Ann Abor. Continue reading “Christa Quinn | Corporate Support Account Executive”
Chelsea Roberts is a Corporate Support Account Executive for Michigan Radio, since 2019.
Chelsea grew up in East Lansing and graduated from Lansing Community College and Michigan State University before heading to the Pacific Northwest for six years. Before joining Michigan Radio, Chelsea worked in corporate support and development at Northwest Public Broadcasting in Washington State where her fundraising and marketing efforts grew audience ratings and corporate sponsorship contributions. She is grateful to be continuing her public media career back in Michigan, her home.
Danielle has been with Michigan Radio since January 2015. As a journalism major in college, Danielle fell in love with public media in general and Michigan Radio in particular.
Jackie came to Michigan Radio as a temporary employee in May 2009. Having worked in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, and though her background is not in public media, she finds her position to be challenging and interesting.
Jackie runs our successful sustaining membership program and also handles most of the customer service calls and emails that come into the station. Every day is different. Interacting with Michigan Radio contributors is fascinating, can be frustrating, but is always a satisfying experience. Continue reading “Jackie Stickney | Sustainer Memberships and Customer Service”
Alison joined Michigan Radio in 2014 and works as the Associate Director of Development. Although she doesn’t have a background in radio, she grew up listening to the station.
Alison oversees Michigan Radio’s Membership program including membership drives, where she combines her passion for philanthropy and Michigan Radio. She enjoys sharing her passion for all things Michigan Radio with listeners and members.
Peggy J. Watson began her career at Michigan Radio in 1983 as a Production Assistant after graduating from Western Michigan University. At that time, Michigan Radio was primarily a classical music station.