People

  • 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

    Jason has served as WRVO's news director in some capacity since August 2017. As news director, Jason produces hourly newscasts, and helps direct local news coverage and special programming. Before that, Jason hosted Morning Edition on WRVO from...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Digital Coordinator

    Kelly is WRVO's digital coordinator, managing WRVO’s website and social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and

  • 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.  ...

  • Reporter
  • 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" which showcases shows and stories from radio's golden age. A passionate editor of features and sound portraits for the station,...

  • 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

    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,...

  • 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...