People

  • Marketing & Technology Intern
  • Statehouse Bureau Chief/ The Players Blog

    217-206-6019

    Read Amanda's "The Players" blog.

    Amanda Vinicky has covered Illinois politics and government for WUIS and the Illinois Public Radio network since...

  • Photography Intern
  • WUIS Production Intern
  • Anchor/ Economy Blog
  • Host/Operations Manager/Production Manager

    Bob Meyer is in charge of Operations and Production at WUIS, and also serves as the station's main on-air host.  Bob joined the station in February of 2000.

    He can be reached at 217-206-6409.

  • Statehouse Reporter

    Read Brian Mackey's "State of the State" blog.

    Brian Mackey covers state government and politics for Illinois Issues magazine, WUIS and a dozen other public...

  • Analyst/ Ends and Means Blog
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Let's Talk Kids Host

    217-475-2234

    Claudia Quigg is the Executive Director of Baby TALK and writes the Let's Talk Kids parenting segment and column that honor the expertise parents have about...

  • Nightsounds Host

    Dave Leonatti is an architect, freelance writer and self-professed music nut based in Springfield. He wrote music and performing arts reviews for the State Journal-Register. Dave started the

  • Reporter/ Education Desk Blog

    217-206-6413

  • Student Worker, Business Support
  • Chief Engineer

    217-206-6406

  • Executive Editor/ Past Due Blog

    217-206-6507

    Read Jamey's "Past Due" blog.

    No other publication explains Illinois as well as Illinois Issues.  No other publication has the audience of ...

  • Bluegrass Breakdown Host
  • Lincoln Library Concert Host

    A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Jim played in orchestras up to his beginning years in college starting with cornet and later violin. He went to Indiana University, got his degree in librarianship and now works as a reference librarian for ...

  • Quiddity Founding Editor/Host

    An ardent foreign-adventurist with chronic and gravitational home-soil leanings, Joanna Beth Tweedy is the founding editor and host of Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program.

    In addition to her debut...

  • Host & Production Assistant

    Josh worked as digital fundraiser coordinator in 2014 from January to April and has now been a host and production assistant since September. 

  • Marketing & Technology Intern
  • Managing Editor/Equity Blog

    Read Maureen's "Equity" blog.

    Maureen Foertsch McKinney is a lead editor of Illinois Issues' feature articles, working with freelance writers. She is...

  • Illinois Issues Marketing Student Worker

    Moyo Adeolu is a full time undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Springfield. She is studying communications with a concentration in Marketing, and will graduate Spring 2016. She hopes to one day enter the field of Broadcast...

  • Marketing & Membership

    217-206-6094

    WUIS Campus & Community Council
    Secretary - Ex-Officio Member

    Rachel’s professional experience includes marketing, advertising, and management in healthcare, media, and the nonprofit industry.   She has a...

  • Reporter/ The Scene Blog

    217-206-6407

    Read Rachel's "The Scene" blog.

    Rachel's reports focus on the arts, community, and diverse culture. She produces WUIS' original program, Illinois Edition....

  • General Manager/Publisher

    217-206-6403

    Advisory Board, Ex-Officio Member

    Randy became WUIS' general manager in 2013 after serving as development director since moving to Springfield in 2008.  With the 2014 merger with Illinois Issues magazine,...

  • Director of Finance

    217-206-6401

  • Sangamon Valley Roots Revival Host/Bedrock 66 Live Producer
  • Content Director/ Illinois Edition

    217-206-6408

    Sean has been News Director for WUIS since the fall of 2009. He replaced the only other person to hold that title in the station's history, Rich Bradley. Prior to taking over the News Department, Sean worked as Statehouse...

  • Business Manager

    217-206-6658

  • Circulation Fulfillment Assistant

    217-206-9847

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