People | Nashville Public Radio


  • Reporter

    Meribah Knight is a journalist who recently relocated to Nashville from Chicago, where she covered business, the economy, housing, crime and transportation.

    Most recently she was a staff reporter with Crain’s Chicago Business covering...

  • Membership Coordinator
  • Afternoon Host
  • Music Director / Host

    Nina Cardona holds a degree in music history from Converse College. Just two days after graduation, she started playing classical music as a part-time host on Nashville Public Radio.  She was WPLN’s All Things Considered host for...

  • Corporate Support Representative

    Paige began life at Nashville Public Radio in 2013 as a member of the Corporate Support team, where she builds relationships with business underwriters.  A Kentucky native, Paige is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in...

  • President & CEO

    Rob attended Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. In 1975 he became a grants officer at the National Endowment for the Arts and in 1979 he joined National Public Radio and was later named the Director of NPR's Station Services...

  • Operations Manager
  • Enterprise Reporter

    Tony Gonzalez, a reporter in Nashville since July 2011, covers city news, features inspiring people, and seeks out offbeat stories. He’s also an award-winning juggler and hot chicken advocate who lives in East Nashville with his wife, a...

  • Traffic Coordinator
  • Membership Manager

    Zea grew up listening to NPR from the backseat of her parents' station wagon, and jumped at the opportunity (quite literally, she leapt into the air when the call came through) to work for Nashville Public Radio. She joined the...