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Our Team

Audience Development

Alan Melson
Vice President of Digital Media
Andy Canales
Senior Director, Audience Development
Arin Alexander
Technical Director and Editor
Chris Anderson
Digital Developer
Christine McConnell
Christy Robinson
Digital Marketing Manager
Makalah Brown
Events Director
Kathleen Meza
Events Manager
Denita Malvern
Engagement Director
Elvin Lutz
Motion Graphic Designer
Justin Bowers
Senior Digital Developer
Norita Jackson
Community Engagement Assistant
Adelfa Cardenas
Director, Marketing
Patrick Griffith
Digital Engagement Coordinator
Alec Spicer
Audience Development Producer
Tony Alameida
Email Director
Vince Penick
Creative Director
Kaitlyn Matthews
Marketing Coordinator, Arts & Music
Kaysie Ellingson
Director, Creative Production
Gila "Gil" Espinoza
Video Coordinator
Vaniese Scott
Audience & Content Administrative Assistant

Building Services

Shane Lee
Director of Facilities
Bertha Zapata
Building Services Associate
Rich Radelich
Building Services Supervisor

Business Intelligence

Ann Reikofski
Tessitura System Administrator
Leah Schier
Director of Business Intelligence
Cody Newill
Audience Insights Analyst
Max Swarner
Tessitura Support Specialist
Salomona Mendoza
Tessitura Support Specialist


Gloria Scott
Part-time Administrative Assistant
Airica Giles
Audience and Member Services Manager
Allison Suding
Donor Data Specialist
Ann Fields
Director, Grants & Foundations
Annie Turner Galloway
Director of Major Gifts
Courtney Collins
Donor Relations Officer
Cynde Horne
Director of Planned Giving
Emily McCormick
Manager, Radio On-Air Fundraising
Jackie Boyer
Director, TV Fundraising and Production
Madalyn Gregory
Digital Acquisition Manager
Catherine Pavageau
Development Administrative Assistant
Nora Stimpson
On Air Fundraising Associate
Paige Martin
Donor Data Coordinator
Penelope James
Donor Relations Officer
Sal Cervantes
Manager, Donor Data
Theresa Villarreal
Audience and Member Services Associate
Parker May
Audience and Member Services Associate
Katie Powell
Director, Development Operations
Matthew Hicks
On-Air Fundraising Coordinator
Cameron O'Bannon
Director of Donor Data
Mercedes Brown
Digital Fundraising Coordinator
Julia Sewing
On-Air Fundraising Coordinator


Lisa Bracken
Education Director
Shenique Rasheed
Education Coordinator
Erica Campos
Education Coordinator


Darrell Henke
Engineering Services Supervisor
Lyle Hathaway
Broadcast Engineer / Chief Operator
Joe Kee
Media Manager
Eddie Hedge
Director of Engineering and Production Services

Senior Team

Nico Leone
Kimberly Singleton
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Wagley
Chief Operating Officer
Sylvia Komatsu
Chief Content Officer
Nancy Saustad
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Tina Lin
Chief of Staff
Briana O'Higgins
SVP, Audience and Content
Aishah Rashied Hyman
SVP, Development
Andrea Somers
Vice President of People Strategy

Executive Office

Lauren Menking
Director, Communications
Griselda Escobedo
Executive Office Manager

People & Culture

Valerie Morales
Administrative Assistant


Caroline Kibe
Manager of Financial Operations
Clayton Dickson
Senior Accountant
John Maguire
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Lindsey Pena
Financial Controller
Molly Jangano
Accounting Specialist

Information Technology

Michael Bajorek
Director, Information Technology
Christina Tomich
IT Systems Specialist
Jessica Marsh
Desktop Support Technician
Brent Jepsen
Desktop Support Technician


Eric Bright
Senior Director Radio Operations
Jeff Penfield
Program Director of KERA News
Nil Ferrin
Manager of Radio Operations
Joe Kozera
Part-Time Fill In Host


Bill Young
Vice President of Television Programming
Cindy Schoonover
TV Traffic Coordinator


Amy Miller
Part-time KXT Host/Producer
Bella Syrus
Mid-Day Host and Technical director
Benji McPhail
KXT Program Director
Jackson Wisdorf
KXT Host/Ops & Production Coordinator
Paul Slavens
Part-time KXT Host/ Board Operator
La Bell
Part-time KXT Host
Lesley James
Assistant Program Director


Ana Campbell
Audience Editor, The Texas Newsroom
Anne Bothwell
Vice President of Arts
Bill Zeeble
Senior Reporter
Carla Jimenez
Audience Producer
Caroline Love
Reporter - RFA Corps Member
Christopher Connelly
One Crisis Away Reporter
Corrie MacLaggan
Statewide Managing Editor
Domini Davis
Audience Producer
Ed Timms
Executive Editor
Elena Rivera
Health Reporter
Elizabeth Myong
Arts Collaborative Reporter/Producer
Jerome Weeks
Senior Arts Producer/Reporter, Art & Seek
Juan Antonio Ramos
Collaborations Editor
Justin Martin
ATC Host
Kailey Broussard
Arlington Accountability Reporter
Megan Cardona
Daily News Reporter/Producer
Michael Ludgood
Audience Producer
Miranda Suarez
Fort Worth Reporter
Nathan Collins
Dallas Accountability Reporter
Pablo Arauz Pena
Growth and Infrastructure Reporter
Rachel Lindley
Statewide Senior Editor
Rebekah Morr
Afternoon Newscaster and Producer
Sam Baker
Senior Editor & Host
Stella Chavez
Immigration Reporter
Therese Powell
Arts Producer
Amy Hinojosa
Director of Content Operations
Yfat Yossifor
Visual Journalist
Paul DeBenedetto
Managing Editor, Daily News
Toluwani Osibamowo
General Assignments Reporter
Katherine Hobbs
Morning Producer & Podcast Host
Julian Aguilar
Digital Breaking News Reporter & Producer
Brittany Stubblefield-Engram
Arts Access Digital Engagement Fellow
Sam Guzman
Arts Access Coordinating Editor, Dallas Morning News
Stephanie Salas-Vega
Arts Collaborative Reporter
Zara Amaechi
Marjorie Welch Fitts Louis Fellow
Marina Trahan Martinez
Dallas County Accountability Reporter

On Demand Audio

Allan Wang
Podcast Producer
Micaela Rodriguez
Managing Producer, Podcasts
Shardae White
Assistant Podcast Producer


Krys Boyd
Managing Editor & Host, Think
Paige Phelps
Producer, Think
Stephen Becker
Executive Producer, Think
Kobe Brown
Digital Producer


Joanna Douglas
Vice President, Corporate Sponsorship
Karrol Perez
Account Executive
Pat Marble
Account Executive
Terri Hill
Account Executive
Todd Tedder
National Account Manager
Sara Tomerlin
Account Executive
RJ Moya
Account Manager
Patty Guarjardo
Account Manager


Amy Bishop
WRR Marketing Manager and Host
Kurt Rongey
WRR Assistant Program Director
Emilio Alvarez
WRR Music Director and Host
Nikki Velonis
WRR Part-Time Host
Matt Rogers
WRR Part-Time Host