People

  • Host, Take Care

    You hear Catherine about every month or so on WRVO, as co-host of our health and wellness program "Take Care." She also serves as a member of the production team for the show.

    Catherine is a familiar face here at WRVO. Our former news...

  • Reporter, Syracuse

    Ellen produces news reports and features related to events that occur in the greater Syracuse area and throughout Onondaga County.  Her reports are heard regularly in regional updates in Morning Edition and All Things Considered. 

  • News Director, Morning Edition Host

    Like much of the staff at WRVO, Jason wears a lot of hats. As the local host of Morning Edition, Jason produces and anchors hourly newscasts, and provides weather and other information each morning. He is also a producer and editor of the...

  • Technical Operations Director

    Jeff oversees all technical operations, is responsible for WRVO's complex network of administrative, program production and transmission systems.  Among the latter are 9 broadcast transmitters and repeaters scattered throughout the region,...

  • Intern

    Jessica minored in journalism for two years before transferring to SUNY Oswego, where she currently majors in journalism. She works as the chief copy editor at the Oswegonian, the school’s newspaper, and interns at WRVO as a producer, content...

  • Capitol Bureau Correspondent, Albany

    Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of 10 public radio stations in New York State. She has covered state government and politics for the network since 1990.

    She is also a regular contributor to...

  • Producer, Web Coordinator

    You've likely heard Leah as a local program host, primarily in the afternoon and on weekends, but she's also heard filling in early or late. Many of the ways you communicate with WRVO -- via

  • Radio Technical Specialist

    Lee is a member of the technical operations team, responsible for WRVO's extensive network of broadcast transmitters and related technology. He assists in the design, installation and maintenance of all WRVO Public Media technical operations.  ...

  • Senior Producer, Host and producer of 'Tuned to Yesterday'

    Mark is the local host of "All Things Considered" weekdays. He's also the host and producer of "Tuned to Yesterday" and its companion podcast the "TTY Dialer," both of which showcase shows and stories from radio's golden age. A passionate...

  • Business Manager

    Pam manages administrative tasks including bookkeeping and accounting.  She assists development staff in day-to-day functions related to underwriting and membership support services.

  • Reporter, Oswego

    Payne Horning is a reporter and producer, primarily focusing on the city of Oswego and Oswego County. He has a passion for covering local politics and how it impacts the lives of everyday citizens. Originally from Iowa, Horning moved to Muncie,...

  • Account Manager, Underwriting

    Tom Herbert is an underwriting representative at WRVO. He works to generate underwriting support from corporate and institutional clients in central New York. Herbert previously served as Network Development Manager for the Mars Hill Christian...

  • Reporter, Syracuse

    Tom Magnarelli is a reporter covering the central New York and Syracuse area. He joined WRVO as a freelance reporter in 2012 while a student at Syracuse University and was hired full time in 2015. He has reported extensively on politics,...

  • Station Manager

    Bill has more than 25 years of public radio experience. Before joining WRVO he was Program Director for Northern Public Radio, WNIU and WNIJ, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Bill is chief administrator of program strategies...

  • Account Manager, Underwriting

    Bill serves as a representative to regional businesses and organizations that underwrite WRVO Public Media programming.  He meets with prospective underwriters to present opportunities for sponsorships and other types of support.  He can be...