People

  • Reporter, Host

    Alycin Bektesh is an award-winning multimedia journalist recognized for her public affairs reporting and newsroom leadership. She is a Colorado native, growing up in Boulder and Fort Collins before heading to Vermont where she obtained her...

  • Digital Content Manager

    Barbara moved to Aspen more than three years ago after graduating from Emerson College in Boston with a journalism degree. She grew up in Boulder, making frequent trips with her family to Aspen, no matter the season. Her time on the east coast...

  • News Director

    Born and raised in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Carolyn Sackariason started her journalism career in 1995 as a reporter for a daily newspaper in Fairmont, Minnesota. After a short nine months of covering that small-town farming community, she...

  • Executive Director

    Carolyne Heldman started her career in broadcast media in college radio. She pivoted to television in 1986 when she worked as an on-air personality (or “VJ”) at MTV Networks. She continued in television working on several sports shows including...

  • Host - Classical Music from Aspen

    Chris Mohr began composing a major oratorio at the age of 12, and his music drama From the Realm of the Shadow has been released on Naxos Records and performed in 2013 in New York at the Riverside Church Theatre. He has been a classical...

  • Programming and Content Producer

    Christin Kay is passionate about the rich variety of stories, ideas and experiences in the Roaring Fork Valley. She has been a devotee of public radio for her whole life. Born in Denver, she attended Kansas State University as an...

  • Arts and Culture Reporter

    Claire got her start with her hometown station, North Country Public Radio, where she worked for nearly two years on both the digital and broadcast ends of the shop. She earned her B.A. in English from SUNY Fredonia in 2015, with concentrations...

  • Sales Director

    A Mississippi native, Debbie was originally lured to Aspen to perform at the Crystal Palace and quickly became enamored of the valley and the mountains of Colorado. After her "first career" in music and theater, Debbie began working in...

  • Membership Director

    Elise finds constant inspiration in the Rocky Mountains and wants to live in a community of informed, engaged, and passionate locals. Hailing from Chicago, Elise fell in love with Aspen instantly while studying at the University of Colorado,...

  • Environment Reporter

    Aspen native Elizabeth Stewart-Severy is excited to be back at the Red Brick, where she attended kindergarten, to report on all things environmental. She has spent her entire life playing in the mountains and rivers around Aspen. She attended...

  • Development Associate

    Laura hails from the Northwest, spending her childhood in Southeast Alaska. She headed to Los Angeles for college, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and a minor in Photography from Loyola Marymount University. She stayed in...

  • Operations/Program Manager and Morning Host

    Born in the mountains of western North Carolina, Morgan received his Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University before attending graduate school at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Morgan brings diverse experience in print...

  • On Air Host

    Todd Hartley was raised in Connecticut but moved to Aspen in 1992 after graduating from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. After four years as a Snowmass ski instructor and waiter/bartender, Todd started to pursue his media career in earnest...

  • Downvalley reporter

    As a multimedia journalist, Wyatt has spent the past year in Rwanda through a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, covering topics such as education and mental health. Previously, he has worked as a radio producer at...