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People

  • Vice President of Programming

    Anita J. Bugg graduated with a B.A. in journalism from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. In that college town, she worked for commercial stations and discovered her first public radio "home" with WKMS. The station hired...

  • Senior Health Care Reporter

    Blake Farmer is Nashville Public Radio's senior health care reporter. In a partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, Blake covers health in Tennessee and the health care industry in the Nashville area for local and national...

  • Chief Engineer

    Cameron Adkins is WPLN's Chief Engineer, otherwise known as the guy who keeps us on the air. (He also seems to be the only one who knows where we keep the Megahertz.) Cameron grew up in Middle Tennessee and showed a "knack" for all...

  • Vice President of Finance and Technology
  • Senior Editor

    Chas joined WPLN in 2015 and became an editor in 2018. Previously, he covered state politics for Nashville Public Radio and The Tennessean, and he’s also reported on communities, politics and business for a variety of publications in...

  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Host: Live in Studio C

    Colleen Phelps is the host of Live in Studio C on 91Classical. The percussionist and singer was a founding member of award winning chamber music ensemble Sound Riot and has recorded an album of new music for marimba,...

  • Vice President of Development
  • Classical Music Host

    Ed is a native Nashvillian and host classical music on 91.1 weekday afternoons. He also worked as a board operator and announcer at the Talking Library, a radio reading service for the visually impaired. He joined the staff in 1997...

  • News Director

    Emily Siner is the news director at Nashville Public Radio and host of the Movers & Thinkers podcast. She also reports on a wide range of topics, including...

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