People

  • General Manager

    PRE's General Manager Ben Donnelly joined the team in August of 2018. He brings nearly 2 decades of public radio experience and enthusiasm for the future of the organization. 

    Ben hails from the small town of Versailles, Ohio where his...

  • Classical Host

    Finley Woolston's voice is very familiar across Eastern North Carolina to listeners of WTEB 89.3 FM, Public Radio East's Classical Music station. For over 20 years Finley has hosted a variety of classical programs and currently is the producer...

  • All Things Considered Host / News Coordinator

    Jared Brumbaugh is the News Coordinator for Public Radio East, covering health and the environment.  His news spots and feature stories can be heard during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.  Jared is the...

  • Morning Edition Host; PRE. Program Director

    Kelly Batchelor  hails from the small crossroads community of Cabin in Duplin County in eastern North Carolina. Since 1989 Kelly has been actively employed in radio.

    Kelly's first full time broadcast job was with  WAVY/ 99.5 FM.   The...

  • Host, The Softer Sounds of Jazz

    As a lifelong lover of American jazz Ken Meades  began “The Softer Sounds of Jazz” first  on WNOS Radio in New Bern  and later, Public Radio East. It is designed as a different kind of jazz program aimed at a wider audience.  “Softer Sounds”...

  • Host of The Sound

    Born in Jacksonville, FL, the youngest of four to a Navy Chaplain and an elementary school teacher, Neal Ganaway followed his family around the world as a military dependant.  He moved from Mississippi to Rhode Island and Japan to Germany. ...