People

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Program Director

    Ali Lightfoot began her career in television production where she hired cast and crew, managed budgets and assisted in all aspects of production and post-production on a wide variety of projects. She has worked in a more creative capacity as...

  • Amber McDaniel began her DJ career hosting Pot of Gold with her son Noah when he was just 3 years old.   You can catch her soulful and positive music (and attitude) on One Woman's Perspective and Soul System every month. 

  • Annette is host of the show, "In the Classical Tradition", for the 3rd week of every month. She is also a well-known local librarian!

  • Dj AshleyK has been spinning tunes in the Morning since she moved to Paonia in 2000 and happens to like the Muppets, which she sneaks into her music mix when she can.  She loves the morning slot freedom to walk around the musical landscape in a...

  • A native Texan, Bain grew up in Dallas but lived in Austin for 35 years.  As Austin, a place already known for brutal summer heat, added teeming hordes and unrelenting gridlock to it's feature list, he retired from gainful employment and...

  • Vice-President, KVNF Board of Directors
  • Carmen Rodriquez is a born and raised Paonian who has always had a passion for entertaining and music. She has been a host on Pot of Gold since 2017 and making people laugh since 2005.   In her free time she is either creating something or...

  • I ventured to Fort Collins CO after being raised in Pueblo CO. I hosted a show at a college radio where I first attempted to sculpt my radio personality. This is where I cut my teeth on the reality of the country music genre. After college my...

  • I started out doing radio in Portland Oregon at KBOO. I was  part of a radio sketch comedy show called Queersville that we produced every week. Later I moved to Crestone Colorado and became a DJ at KRZA. I did a three hour music mix that was...

  • You can catch Dennis every other Sunday hosting Flight of Fancy where he plays music from the 50's, 60's and 70's.  He has also served as a KVNF  board member as well as the project manager for the building and renovation of the station in 2004...

  • Don is one of the hosts for the "Pot of Gold" show on Saturday mornings. Don & Wally have been hosts of this very popular show for many years.

  • My love of music began with seeds from my parents' music collection - most notably, Marty Robbins, Bill Haley and the Comets and Elvis and then grew into an eclectic array of musical interests. Attempts to play music led to cutting a piano...

  • Start your work week off right with Go Betty every Monday morning at 8 am as she brings a wide mix of musical entertainment and information to the airwaves.

  • Eric Goold moved to Paonia in 2008. His career as a journalist spans more than 15 years, mostly as a sports writer for both daily and weekly newspapers in four different states. His background in radio began at KVNF in 2012 when he became a...

  • Just Us host, Gayle, believes in Aunt Molly Jackson’s definition of folk music, “Folk music is the music of the people in their really lives.”  With that in mind, she says all music is folk music.  The Just Us show is focused on acoustic and...

  • Georgia  transplanted herself to Paonia after having  a  “values crisis”  in a big city.  She loves classical music, jazz and just about any other kind of music. She currently helps  DJ  the Sunday night program "In the Classical Tradition." ...

  • Director of Operations

    A native Texan, Jeff was bitten by the Colorado "bug" after graduating from UT-Austin. He arrived in Paonia on the October full moon of 1978, and has been involved with KVNF since its earliest days....

  • DJing since the 1960s, Jimmy has proselytized rock, jazz, classical, Grateful Dead shows (he was the "Dear Abby to the Deadheads" in one of the Grateful Dead magazines back in the day), and even movies and their soundtracks. These days you can...

  • News Director

    Jodi Peterson grew up on Colorado’s Front Range and attended Colorado State University, earning a B.A. in English and an M.A. in communication development. She spent 16 years working as a technical communicator with computer company Hewlett...

  • Content Manager
  • Hot off the streets of the western slope, the best comedian you never knew was telling a joke. Teaching children by day and rocking out to all things magical by night. Seeker of seismic wildness and musical relief- DJ Lou is inspired by a...

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