Listener Supported Radio

KWMR On-air Talent:

KWMR is interested in proposals for new programs. Email to contact Lyons Filmer, Program Director.

If you would like to contact one of KWMR's programmers, the best way is to email the Program Director, so she can forward your message to the host:

Programmers are listed alphabetically by last name.

Larry Rippee
  Host of: Coast Highway Blues
Born in San Francisco, Rippee spent his youth in South Modesto among primitive Christians.He first met the blues in person in 1966, where in one afternoon at the Monterey Jazz Festival, he saw Muddy Waters, Shakey Horton, Memphis Slim, Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Thereafter, he pursued blues acts at the early Fillmore Auditorium. During the Disco era Rippee slipped into a coma only to be revived with the most recent Blues Renaissance. Rip ...More...
Janet Robbins
  Host of: Turning Pages "At Nature's Pace", Sunday Celebration of Sacred Music, Turning Pages "Readers Delight", Classical Friday

Growing up in England listening to the BBC's many radio programs, I was fascinated by those disembodied voices coming out of “the wireless.” They set my imagination free to paint vivid pictures, follow gripping stories and meet unforgettable characters. In 1999, after several years in advertising (London, England), feature films (Hollywood) and science education (San Fr ...More...

Susan Santiago
  Host of: Classical Thursday, Pieces of Peace

I was an RCA brat, so radio is in my "genes."  I have lived on both coasts and in the middle - it's all good!  Radio - what a great medium in which to convey information, whether talk or music, good or bad. The listener can choose.

Amy Schliftman
Charles Schultz
  Host of: The Local Organon
Ellen Shehadeh
  Host of: ViewPoint, ViewPoint (repeat)

I have loved radio since I was a child growing up in Los Angeles. Much later in life, when I was completely hooked on public affairs programming, I was fortunate to work for 2 years as an intern, volunteer and free lance producer on KQED's "Forum". The eclectic format suited my natural curiosity, and I got a certain rush when Noam Chomsky took my calls. Noam hasn't called since I left KQED. So, it was a given that I would have a show that is all over the map- from f ...More...

Grey Shepard
  Host of: Between Rock and A Jazz Place

 Grey Shepard was born and raised in NYC three blocks from Times Square. He arrived here in West Marin after spending 20 years in Boulder, CO. as a social worker during the day, and rock 'n roll stage manager and theatrical sound designer at night. Grey has worked at Boulder's KGNU as a live engineer and has now enjoyed the privilege of programming his music-oriented radio show for KWMR since 2002.     &nb ...More...