People

Ben Bradford is a city kid, who came to Charlotte from San Francisco by way of New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Prior to his career in journalism, Ben spent time as an actor, stuntman, viral marketer, and press secretary for a...

Ben de la Cruz is an award-winning documentary video producer and multimedia journalist. He joined NPR as the multimedia editor for the Science Desk in June 2012. In this role, he serves as the visual architect for NPR's coverage of health,...

Ben Philpott covers politics and policy for KUT 90.5 FM. He has been covering state politics and dozens of other topics for the station since 2002. He's been recognized for outstanding radio journalism by the Radio and Television News Directors...

Bente Birkeland has covered Colorado politics and government since spring of 2006. She loves the variety and challenge of the state capitol...

Artist

Bill Abler is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Development Counseling at UIS. Working in a broadly representational style in oil, pastel, and charcoal, his subjects include portraits, figures, landscapes, and...

Bill Chappell is a blogger and producer who currently works on The Two Way, NPR's flagship blog. In the past, he has coordinated digital features for Morning...

Musical interests led 

 

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WUIS Campus & Community Council

Community Member

2012-2014 First Term
2015-2017 Second Term

Executive Director, Pike-Scott County Farm Bureau in Illinois

217-206-9847

Blake E. Roderick is the Executive...

In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR's doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary...

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.

Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career, "hired to write for every small paper in Washington, D.C., just as it was about to fold," saw that jink broken in 1984, when he came to NPR.

For more...

NPR commentator Bonny Wolf grew up in Minnesota and has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in New Jersey and Texas. She taught journalism at Texas A&M University where she encouraged her student, Lyle Lovett, to give up music and...

Lexington native Brenna Angel anchored local morning newscasts for WUKY through May 13. She joined the station in March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.

Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the...

Brian Hardzinski grew up in Flower Mound, Texas but came to the University of Oklahoma for college. He began his career at KGOU as an unpaid student intern assisting with various production and operations tasks, before spending two years...

Reporter/ State of the State Blog

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...

NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has...

2015 Public Affairs Reporting Program Graduate Intern - City

Brittanie N. Brooks is a graduate student in the Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois Springfield. She previously worked at WEIU News Watch in Charleston, Illinois where she worked on two Emmy winning shows. She is a...

Bruce Auster is NPR's National Security Editor. He's headed the unit since it was established in 2008. Auster directs NPR's coverage of international security issues from Washington – including stories involving the U.S. military, the National...

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