Maybe I was destined for a career in radio when I built my first stereo receiver from a Heathkit box…then later spent time running wires over beer-stained floors for local bands in Colorado bars. I remember becoming enamored with Public Radio...
Office Manager, Program Hostcathomas@syr.edu
Born and raised in Syracuse, Cora Thomas began working at Syracuse University in 1988. Cora has been a radio personality for over 20 years. In addition to hosting her weekly Sunday Morning Gospel program, Cora spends her weekdays as WAER's...
I got hooked on the craft of Radio in Buffalo as a child when I first heard a station run a local re-creation of Orson Wells "War of the Worlds". Then I started to be interested in what made the parts all work, how things fit...
Development Director - Corporate Supportjaweekes@syr.edu
I was born and raised in Syracuse and always thought that someday I’d "escape" upstate New York winters, but after meeting my future husband literally in my own back yard, I ended up firmly planting roots in CNY. The level of revitalization...
Corporate Support Representativejmhenneb@syr.edu
I’ve been a public radio geek most of my life because of a deep love of music and learning. Public broadcasting has been the best place to incorporate these values into my daily routine. While working in sales for most of the past 25 years,...
Director & General Managerjblee01@syr.edu
I've loved music for as long as I can remember. As a boy I often found myself thumbing through my mother's records and staring at the album cover artwork. It's how I developed the biggest crush on Minnie Riperton and Natalie Cole. I later...
Host, Reporter, Producerjssmit05@syr.edu
Thanks for visiting my page. My career has been quite the journey and it's a long road before I arrived to WAER. As a kid, I was always intrigued by microphones, singers and music. My parents bought me a tape recorder at 5 1/2 (if you can...
Host- All Things Consideredkazilcos@syr.edu
When I came to Syracuse University in 2014, I knew I wanted to go into journalism, and I was pretty sure I wanted to do television. When I was looking for ways to report outside of class, one of my professors recommended I start working at WAER...
Content & Operations Managerkfkloss@syr.edu
I’ve always been enamored by the allure of radio. Maybe it was because my father worked in radio. Maybe it was the personal connection I felt with the hosts on the microphone. Whatever it was, I’ve been hooked on it for as long as I can...
Host - Common Threadsnewfolknow@netscape.net
Musician and photographer Larry Hoyt hosts the weekly program Common Threads which features an entertaining mix of traditional folk music and selections from the growing field of acoustically-based singer/songwriters.