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

    Read Amanda's "The Players" blog.

    Amanda Vinicky has covered Illinois politics and government for WUIS and the Illinois Public Radio network since 2006.  Highlights...

  • Anchor / Journalist
  • Host / Production Manager

    Bob Meyer is in charge of 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

    Brian Mackey covers state government and politics for WUIS and a dozen other public radio stations across Illinois. He was previously A&E editor at The State Journal-Register and Statehouse bureau chief for the Chicago Daily...

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


    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

  • Journalist / Education Desk Blog
  • Chief Engineer


  • Illinois Issues Editor/ Past Due Blog


    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

    Jennifer Ramm is a bluegrass musician and fan based in Springfield, Illinois.  Her love for the music began when she was growing up in Michigan and her family inadvertently attended a bluegrass festival.  She plays fiddle and sings with the...

  • 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 fundraising coordinator in 2014 and is now a host and production assistant. 

  • Major Gifts Officer

    Lynne Slightom is a 1992 graduate of UIS (then Sangamon State) in communications and earned an MPA from UIS in 2003, as well as a certificate in nonprofit fundraising. First in her family to attend college, Lynne says if it weren’t for Sangamon...

  • News Editor / Equity Blog

    Read Maureen's "Equity" blog.

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

  • Sponsorship Account Executive
  • Membership & Engagement


    Advisory Board Ex-Officio, Recorder

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

  • Journalist / The Scene Blog


    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


    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 ...

  • Director of Finance


  • Sangamon Valley Roots Revival Host/Bedrock 66 Live Producer
  • Managing Editor / Illinois Edition


    Advisory Board Ex-Officio


    Sean has led WUIS' news operations since the fall of 2009. He replaced the only other person to do so in the station's history, Rich Bradley. Prior to taking...

  • Business Manager


  • Circulation Fulfillment Assistant