SDPB Radio News DirectorCara.Hetland@state.sd.us
Cara Hetland is the News Director for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. She has more than 20 years in public radio as a reporter and producer. Cara is also host of the Friday midday program Innovation. She loves a good story and can’t wait to...
SDPB All Things Considered HostChris.Laughery@state.sd.us
Chris Laughery is the local host of SDPB’s All Things Considered. His family consists of his wife Ann and son Matt. Chris has been involved in the broadcast world for over 15 years. He is a United Stated Navy veteran and played a role in...
SDPB Morning Edition HostGary.Ellenbolt@state.sd.us
Gary Ellenbolt brings South Dakotans the news of a new day on SDPB's Morning Edition. Imagine the guy in the local coffee shop who knows everything, can't wait to tell everyone, and throws in a clever phrase now and again, and you'll have an...
SDPB Dakota Midday Host
Karl was born to northeastern South Dakota crouton farmers, but was orphaned as a toddler during the Great Salad War (1966-67). Rescued by a flock of chickadees, he grew up in the woodlands of Sica Hollow. Legends of a bird boy living in the...
Director of Education & Online ServicesKent.email@example.com
SDPB Radio On Record firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Weesner is a former SDPB Radio Program Director, and has been playing music on the radio for more than 20 years. Weesner started hosting On Record back in early 2004, because at that time, there wasn't as much Americana (rock,...
SDPB Morning Classics HostOwen.DeJong@state.sd.us
Owen DeJong has been with SDPB Radio since 1997. In addition to hosting Morning Classics, he’s also the Director of Operations and has been the Radio Program Director, too. Before venturing into the world of Radio at the behest of SDPB’s Larry...
SDPB Radio Program DirectorSusan.Hanson@state.sd.us
Susan Hanson has been the Radio Program Director at SDPB since 2007. Hanson started her career with SDPB Radio in 1999 as a part-time student producer in the newsroom. In the intervening years she’s been the Arts Advocate, a semi-regular...
SDPB Freelance Reporter/Producer
Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She has in the past been a newspaper reporter, and she spent about 14 years advocating for crime victims in Rapid City and Aberdeen. Vicky is also a...