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 Specialist
  • 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
  • Political Reporter

    Sergio Martínez-Beltrán is Nashville Public Radio’s political reporter. Prior to moving to Nashville, Sergio covered education for the Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden, Utah. He is a Puerto Rico native and his work has also appeared on NPR...

  • Emerging Voices Fellow

    Shalina Chatlani is the 2018-19 Emerging Voices Fellow. Previously she was the associate editor for Education Dive, a contributing reporter for The Rio Times in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and an intern for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. 

  • 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...