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...

  • Arts and Culture Reporter

    Claire got her start with North Country Public Radio in upstate New York. She worked for her hometown station nearly two years as a digital and broadcast general assignments reporter while earning her B.A. in English from SUNY Fredonia.

  • 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 making a return to both the Red Brick, where she attended kindergarten, and the field of journalism. She has spent her entire life playing in the mountains and rivers around Aspen, and is...

  • 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...

  • 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...