KAJX

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  • News Director

    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...

  • President

    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...

  • Arts and Culture Reporter

    Christin Kay is passionate about the rich variety of arts, cultural experiences and stories in the Roaring Fork Valley. She has been a devotee of public radio her whole life.

     

    Born in Denver, she...

  • Operations/Program Manager

    Daniel Costello is Aspen Public Radio's Operations/Program Manager. He comes to APR from Colorado Public Radio, where he was Technical Operations Manager for the past six years. He previously was Program Director at KVNF in Paonia and also...

  • 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

    Emily is a Colorado native, growing up outside of Denver. She headed to Colorado State University in Fort Collins for college, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and Business Administration.

    She immediately...

  • Interim General Manager

    Jeff got his start in public media as a volunteer, working to save KSJD from going off air.  He was hired as the first GM/ED, reportedly because he wore a necktie to the interview, not a T-shirt, shorts and Chacos (the customary...

  • 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...

  • Morning Host/Producer

    Zoë Rom is a southern story-teller turned mountain-dweller, who has traded in her home in the Ozark mountains for cooler climes and higher climbs in the Rockies.  While studying literature at the University of Arkansas, Zoë worked as an intern...