Mike Pesca first reached the airwaves as a 10-year-old caller to a New York Jets-themed radio show and has since been able to parlay his interests in sports coverage as a National Desk correspondent for NPR based in New York City.
Pesca enjoys training his microphone on anything that occurs at a track, arena, stadium, park, fronton, velodrome or air strip (i.e. the plane drag during the World's Strongest Man competition). He has reported from Los Angeles, Cleveland and Gary. He has also interviewed former Los Angeles Ram Cleveland Gary. Pesca is a panelist on the weekly Slate podcast “Hang up and Listen”.
As an NPR correspondent based in Tucson, Arizona, Ted Robbins covers the Southwest including Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada.
Specifically, Robbins reports on a range of issues from immigration and border security to water issues and wildfires. He covers the economy in the West with an emphasis on the housing market and Las Vegas development. He reported on the January 2011, Tucson shooting that killed six and injured many included Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Since joining WNKU 5+ years ago as Membership Manager, Holladay has concentrated on improving customer service, increasing public visibility, and personalizing all membership engagement. Presently she is concentrating on more innovative ways to acquire and increase membership throughout the stations’ listening area utilizing the latest technologies for ease and convenience.
Holladay is also the Producer and Host of “VOICES4theSoul”, a radio series featuring meaningful connecting songs and interviews from artists. That program airs on Sunday mornings on WNKU and is made available to other public radio stations on PRX.ORG.
Kim is a 1990 Graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a BA in English. Kim's job is, in a nutshell, "to deliver the goods". Whether it's making sure our business sponsors are on the air at the appropriate times (we call that "Traffic" in the biz) or overseeing the timely shipment of thank you gifts to our members, Kim is one of the last and most important links in the customer service chain.
Kim enjoys being part of the many events at the radio station and other venues. She's thankful to have learned to appreciate artists unfamiliar to her and to understand public radio more in depth. Kim resides in Highland Heights, Kentucky with her husband and two children.
Jeff loves working through the night, making the machines purr, keeping WNKU on the air, traveling around the world, climbing towers, serving desserts at Hosea House every month, and spreading love around the planet!