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...
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...
Host of ATC; Producer of The Soundgolsen@publicradioeast.org
George Olsen is a 1977 Havelock High School graduate. He received his B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Carolina in 1982 where he got his first taste of non-commercial radio working for their student station WUSC. After...
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 Directorkbatchelor@publicradioeast.org
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”...
Valerie Crowder is a news reporter for PRE, covering education and politics in Eastern North Carolina. She also fills in as host of All Things Considered. She completed a B.A. at Syracuse University, majoring in newspaper online journalism...