Valley Public Radio - Live Audio


  • Production and Operations Manager

    You may have seen our Don Weaver zipping around town, but you’d never guess that it was Valley Public Radio’s Production and Operations Manager by looking at him. He would have been flying by on his yellow Ducati motorcycle (“the Duke”)...

  • Reporter and Producer

    Ezra David Romero is an award-winning radio reporter and producer. His stories have run on Morning Edition, Morning Edition Saturday, Morning Edition Sunday, All Things Considered, Here & Now, The Salt, Latino USA, KQED, KALW, Harvest...

  • Reporter

    Jeffrey Hess is a reporter and Morning Edition news host for Valley Public Radio. Jeffrey was born and raised in a small town in rural southeast Ohio. After graduating from Otterbein University in Columbus, Ohio with a communications degree,...

  • Development Director

    Joe is a native of Fresno, and graduated from California State University, Fresno, with a B.A. in Radio and Television. Prior to his new position, he spent over 30 years in commercial broadcasting locally, with KFIG, KARM, KYNO and KJWL radio,...

  • Director of Program Content

    Joe Moore is the Director of Program Content for Valley Public Radio. He supervises the station's news and music programming, website and radio operations, and is the host of the weekly program "Valley Edition." He is a native of Fresno and a...

  • Membership Manager

    John English is the Membership Manager for Valley Public Radio.  He is the person to contact about your FM89 membership, how to support the station, vehicle donations, and any other questions you may have about how you can help the station. ...

  • Reporter

    Kerry Klein is a radio and print reporter who’s covered issues ranging from air and water quality to renewable energy and space exploration. After stints at KQED, the San Jose Mercury News, and NASA, she freelanced for outlets like The Atlantic...

  • Assistant to President and General Manager

    Kristina Richardson is the Assistant to the President and General Manager.

  • President and General Manager

    Mariam Stepanian is the President and General Manager of Valley Public Radio.

  • Corporate Marketing Representative

    Patty Ramirez is Valley Public Radio's Corporate Marketing Representative. She works with local businesses who wish to support the work of FM89 through on-air sponsorship messages. You can contact Patty at 559-862-2471 or 

  • Director of Finance

    Shirin Assemi is the Director of Finance for Valley Public Radio.