Sturlen Vaughan is one of our assistant engineers and is based at our Roanoke Broadcast Center.
Paxton Durham is the chief engineer at WVTF and RADIO IQ overseeing an extensive network of transmitters, technical systems, and studio facilities in Roanoke and Charlottesville.
Roger Fowler comes from a news background, having previously served as News Director for WFIR-AM, and as Public Affairs Director for WDBJ-TV. In the mid-1980s, Roger was News Director here at WVTF. He re-joins the WVTF staff as the Underwriting Account Executive, responsible for coordinating WVTF's corporate underwriting program. Roger is a graduate of Roanoke College and resides in Roanoke with his wife, Stefanie.
Mary Grace is the business and office manager at WVTF & RADIO IQ.
Rick heads up WVTF/RADIO IQ's programming and operations areas plus web/digital media content. Rick's been with the station since 1987. Prior to that he held various positions in radio and television, commercial and noncommercial, including news director, program director, assignment editor, anchor and reporter. Occasionally you'll hear Rick on the air substituting for our Morning Edition or All Things Considered hosts or "pitching" during our on air fund raising campaigns. Rick started his broadcasting career in 1976 after military service. He holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Syracuse University and an A.A. in Communications from Hagerstown (MD) Community College. Email Rick with programming and web comments/questions.
Joshua Day is part of the operations area of WVTF/RADIO IQ as the Radio Reading Service assistant producer.
Teresa Sanders is our Broadcast Operations Coordinator overseeing operations and program traffic for WVTF and RADIO IQ.
Anne Marie Morgan whose reporting can regularly be heard on our Morning Edition and All Things Considered state and regional newscasts is one of the most experienced State Capitol broadcast journalists in Virginia.
In addition to providing content to Virginia Public Radio member stations, Anne Marie has also worked as an anchor and Capitol Reporter for the Virginia News Network.
She previously worked as State Capitol Reporter for WTVR-TV, WRIC-TV, and Virginia-PBS Television, where she hosted and co-produced a variety of television programs, including Capitol Views and Virginia Legislature: The Week. She also reported Virginia news for two national networks, USA Radio News and International Media Service News.
To reach Anne Marie, please contact our newsroom.
Fred Echols is a long time member of the WVTF/RADIO IQ news department and produces news content as well as public affairs programs. Fred's career in broadcasting began in North Carolina's Triad before switching from commercial radio where he'd held numerous positions including program director to hosting public radio programming at WVTF.