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Adam Alberts

Adam was born and raised in Kingston, where he worked in various aspects of TV production in the late 90’s. From there, he served in the U.S. Army, then becoming an actor and appearing on movie screens from NYC to Albany, on network TV, and on stage in several local theatre productions, including performances at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC). Today, Adam is more than happy to contribute at WKNY Radio Kingston since 2010 as a show host, DJ, event emcee, producer, archivist, and sound engineer for several radio programs.

AJ Jordan, Benni Benton, & Mike Belgrave 

AJ Jordan is a local community member who was dropped into the radio world and fell in love. You all may know him from seeing him in the community working with the tech team. But now, you’ll learn about the other side if him. AJ is a huge fanatic of all music, with Rap & R&B being his …

Alan Eisenson

Just Alan, son, husband, father, shopkeeper extraordinaire, magician, fisherman, world traveler, and host of “Conversations”, a podcast about conversations with interesting people that are involved in the Hudson Valley.

Alex Simmons

Alex Simmons is an American Singer-Songwriter, rapper, and producer best known for his incredible, soulful voice, as well as his extraordinary lyrical capability. He began singing, and rapping at the age of five and picked up the piano shortly after.

Amy Brown-White

Meet Amy White, the host behind “Beyond the Classroom.” As the Head Consultant at Amy Brown-White Consulting, Amy brings a wealth of experience in fostering cultural awareness and providing Anti-Racist training to diverse institutions.

Angel Gates & Laura Kandel

Join hosts Angel Gates Fonseca and Laura Kandel for a weekly adventure into the behind-the-scenes and beyond-the-scenes world of HUDSY, where we connect with the community through the power of film and storytelling.

Anna Brett and Ken Brett

The Irish Show is brought to you by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One Ulster County.

Annie Nero

Annie has been a music fan ever since her cool uncle gave her a tape of the Talking Heads at the ripe old age of 7. She loves to find the common thread between musical ideas and genres…but also break free of genres because life’s too short to limit ourselves based on perceived taste!

Antonio Flores-Lobos

Antonio Flores-Lobos, is a nationally awarded journalist and the former editor of Las Noticias, a weekly Spanish language newspaper that served the Hudson Valley and was published by the Daily Freeman from 2004 to 2013. Antonio is the host of Mochilero, here at Radio Kingston. 

Ariana González

Ariana González is a teacher, artist, mother, writer, and PhD scholar in Philosophy and Education. Her professional life has been dedicated to working for greater access and equity in education. She hosts The Common Good on alternating Thursdays between 3:30 and 4 pm

OVNIS (they/them)

Nena Morena (they/them), is an intergalactic Space Ndn Committed to uplifting the music of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of color). In the Indigenous language of Aymara, formely know as Bby Waxt’a where Waxt’a means offering. This is exactly what they will do each week, provide an offering to the community of Kingston, around a shared desire to support brilliant artists and groove together.

beetle & FreedomWalker

Hosts of The Black Meta, a show about exploring and celebrating Black America and the African Diaspora, from cultures to contributions, achievements to potential.

Blake Pfeil

Blake Pfeil is a multidisciplinary performance artist & writer whose original songwriting and theatrical work has been featured in notable stints at Joe’s Pub, 54 Below, Rockwood Music Hall, the Highline Ballroom, NY Live Arts, Kasteel Well (Well, Netherlands), Icaro Teatro (Queretaro, Mexico), Gyeonggi English Village (Paju, South Korea), Concordia College, Emerson College, Purchase College, the …

Bryant “Drew” Andrews

A group fitness instructor, award-winning choreographer, accomplished Hip-Hop and Latin dancer/instructor, a community leader and human services professional, Drew has dedicated his life to community, arts, health and wellness. Drew’s Energy Radio show airs every Thursday night from 8-10PM.

Callie Mackenzie

Callie Mackenzie is the host of Night Rise, a weekly music program Wednesday nights at 9. Callie picks some tunes, you pick some tunes and
all to uplift the spirit.

Carmel Holt

Carmel Holt is a radio personality and interviewer, who began her career in 1995 at Radio Woodstock, WDST, in Woodstock, NY. During her nearly two decades there, she hosted a popular specialty show, Acoustic Breakfast, produced the Morning Show, was Midday host, interviewer, and a three-time award winning Music Director. From 2013 to 2019, Carmel …

Carolyn Silveira

Marketing and communications professional who has created and managed campaigns for Freelancers Union, Upworthy, and the domestic worker movement. She has studied at The University of Chicago and Sarah Lawrence College and holds an MFA in fiction.

Chris Wells

Chris Wells is an Obie Award winning writer, performer and community activist who has appeared on stages around the country and who, in 2007, founded the artist community, The Secret City, with the mission of supporting working artists and building community around the arts.

Cory Nakasue

Cory Nakasue is an astrology counselor, writer, and teacher. She counsels clients and teaches modern astrology with a generous nod to ancient practices and wisdom studies. Storytelling is a cornerstone of her work and you can read her monthly Astroprompts© for artists at AIM Higher.

Dan Reinhard

Dan chats about sports with guests of local and national interest every Monday night on Sport Talk!

Dean Jones

Dean Jones is a musician with a penchant for quirky music and wardrobe. Probably best known for playing music for families with Dog on Fleas, he has also led a car horn orchestra, and The For Sale by Owner Orchestra, playing techno, opera, and beyond on homemade instruments. Dean also operates No Parking Studios where he records himself and other artists. He has won a Grammy and a Latin Grammy as a producer. Hobbies include badminton, wild blueberry picking, and more music.

Dj Doowyah and JLyneé

Dj Doowyah (Corey Haywood) graduated from Kingston High School in 1999. Since then, Dj Doowyah has over 20 years experience as a deejay. In 2004 Doowyah landed a position on the Murda Inc Records/Def Jam Records Street team. Doowyah worked with the label until 2007. During his tenure with the label, Doowyah enrolled in Nassau Community …

DJ Dre Black

DJ Dre Black is from Kingston and has been DJing since high school. He has played at most of the different music venues in the Hudson valley and New York State.

Dora Ines, Elvira Rodriguez, Karen Ramirez, & Martha Tepepa

Nuestros Cuentos is a show hosted by four immigrant women from Latina America with different perspectives. Dora, Elvira, Karen y Martha.

Dora Inés Grosso García

A woman, mother, and grandmother, in love with life and my vocation, the world, and nature. My connection with Kingston dates back 13 years when I came to live in Shokan and began studying English at BOCES, there I integrated into the Kingston community and I was interested in contributing my experience of 30 years working as a University professor and psychologist in Colombia. I did volunteer work with the Worker Justice Center of New York, supporting the community of Latino workers, visiting farms, and also in the meetings in the community center, where we exchange speaking in English and Spanish. Also with the gatherings of food and land. 

Elba Pérez Becker

Born in Mexico City (better known as “La gran Tenochtitlan” or “the taco capital”) Elba defines herself as a migrant woman, daughter, sister, friend and now happily wife. Musician and singer by profession, passionate about the learning process and developer of her own teaching method with a therapeutic approach. with a great traveling soul (which …

Erica Brown

Erica operates the best when she is working on multiple projects at the same time which makes being the Community Engagement Coordinator of the station a pleasure and source of gratitude for her.

Frank Auringer

I started as an intern at WKNY in May of 1999 in the news department. Quickly earning my first radio paycheck that summer running the board on Sunday mornings and Yankee games in the evenings. In time, my duties shifted to…

Frank Waters

Frank Waters is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of MyKingstonKids, a community organization that was created to assist parents of Kingston, NY in providing children with the support needed to bring out the best in them.


FreedomWalker came from the soul part of New York City’s Harlem and now lives in Kingston, NY. She’s a certified Creative Art Therapist, has a diploma in the Energy Healing Arts and is a member of the Art Students League of New York City. FreedomWalker co-hosts the show The Black Meta and hosts the Cosmic …

Good Work Institute

We envision a future when the well-being of all people and places is assured through vibrant and equitable communities, resilient and healthy ecologies, and collectively-built regenerative economies. The Good Work Institute exists to inspire and build a movement committed to Just Transition. Our work is grounded in collaboration, care, and connection. We support and cultivate …

Hans Safer

Hans explores a wide variety of Germanic sounds on The German Hour. To make the program more accessible for non-German speakers, Hans broadcasts primarily in English. “You don’t have to speak German to enjoy the music.” 

Ida Hakkila

Ida selects a variety of music that will pair nicely with most of the emotional circumstances that you may find yourself in. She is also the Imaging Director of Radio Kingston, a very good singer, and tooth whistler. Accept no substitutes.

Ione, Lisa B Kelley, & Jaguar Mary X

IONE is an author, director and performer whose works include the critically acclaimed memoir, Pride of Family Four Generations of American Women of Color, and Listening in Dreams and This is a Dream! She produced Letters; a Magazine on the Air on WBAI -Pacifica Radio for a number of years in the 80s. She is …

Jaguar Mary X

Jaguar Mary is a performance artist, glossolalia vocalist, filmmaker, and hoop dancer. Her specific concerns, and the directives that have driven her work, engage black feminist discourse, ritual performance in community, and practices of liberation and freedom-making. JM has shown films and performed internationally at the Havana and Johannesburg Biennials, KARST (UK), Museo de Belles …

Jami Smith

Jami Smith is a music journalist and creator of Songs That Saved Your Life, a queer rock history newsletter on Substack.

Jeff Rindler

Jeff Rindler is host of OUT Radio and is the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center.

Jessieca McNabb & Monique Tinsley

About Jessieca:  Jessieca McNabb started performing stand up in the early ’90s and hasn’t stopped making people laugh since. Aside from splitting sides as a former co-host on No One Like You, she is a regular emcee of various comedy events all over the Hudson Valley. She’s been involved with community activism for human rights. …

Jimmy Buff

Jimmy Buff hosts “Jimmy Buff Loves You,” a mix of music, conversation that matters, information and… more music (because the revolution needs dancing too!).

John Blue

John and his wife, Maureen Byrd, have been very active in the Hudson Valley music and arts community for more than 25 years, their contribution and sponsorship is well-known.   In 1992 they opened “Blue-Byrd’s Haberdashery & Music” a shop specializing in “all things Blues” (music, harps, lithographs posters, T-Shirts, etc.), along with a fine line of hats for men and women.

John Garay

John Garay is a world traveler, urban explorer, and storyteller who is fascinated with history, subcultures, and art. Since 2021, he’s served as the Programs and Partners Manager at Upstate Films, helping the nonprofit arthouse theaters’ mission of bringing transformative cinematic experiences to the region.

Jon Bowermaster

Writer and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster will host the Green Radio Hour every Sunday to take a personal look at environmental issues impacting the Hudson Valley and beyond.

Julie Novak

Julie Novak has been performing around the New York Tri-State area for the last 15 years. Her comedy combines a keen look at the politics of queerness, gender variance, and everything in between.


Kahelelani aka HEAVY PLEASURE (Kanaka Maoli, DJ, interdisciplinary artist) originates from the ahupuaʻa o Kailua, in the moku o Koʻolaupoko, on the island of O’ahu. Utilizing sound as a tool to grapple with themes like gender and sexuality, embodiment, and belonging – Kahelelani creates containers to experience joy, connection, and reflection, as potential sites for decolonial world-building.

Kevin Godbey

Kevin Godbey is the co-host of the weekly program Kingston Happenings which provides information about upcoming events in the Kingston area every Tuesday evening.

Konnor Stella

Konnor Stella was born in Ulster County and grew up in the Kingston City school district, graduating from Kingston High School in 2022. He has since then engaged in a series of activities and employment in the Kingston community. His love and appreciation of music began in his childhood, initially just dancing in front of …

Kortnee McCall-Simmons

Kortnee McCall-Simmons is one of a rare lineage of artists who possess a gift that far exceeds his age. With the stage being his first love and second home, he is no stranger to the spotlight. Sharing a surname with the hip-hop impresario, Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons of Run-D.M.C. fame, and music mogul Russell Simmons, …

Laurel Sutherlin

Laurel is a birder and naturalist with a deep passion for forests, mountains, rivers and all the fascinating creatures that call them home. A lifelong activist and outdoor educator, Laurel has worked on international conservation and human rights campaigns for a dozen years with Rainforest Action Network and sits on the board of Directors of Oregon’s forest protection group the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center (KSWild). He moved to New York 5 years ago and now lives in Midtown Kingston.

Lindsey Lusher Shute

Lindsey is the executive director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition as well as the host of the Young Farmers Podcast. She has spent the past 8 years growing the NYFC movement from a few volunteers to a network of over 140,000 members and advocates.

Guillermo Fesser, Lisa Button, Nick Leiber

Lisa Button is a bilingual journalist and journalism educator. Guillermo Fesser is the U.S. correspondent for the Spanish radio broadcasts. Nick Leiber is an independent journalist who writes about the intersection of business and society.

Livia Gabriela

My name is Livia Gabriela Vilma Cirila, your new host on the program La Buena Muerte. I am Peruvian. How old am I? I think I’m already more there than here. I studied Communications and Education. I am an actress and theater director, even though I don’t direct anything around here and these days. Additionally, in this country, I work as a full-time Spanish teacher; it’s a mission and passion that my new life showed me.

Maitreya W. Motel

Maitreya Motel is a 14-year-old political activist and vlogger. She has spoken at numerous events, has been a part of the Baden Powell Service Association since the age of seven, and has run her video blog (also under the name Eye On Politics) for three years. She does this because now, kids need voices more …

Malcolm Burn

Malcolm Burn was born and raised in Deep River Ontario Canada. His musical roots follow folk and classical music up through Rock, Country, and Experimental music. Although classically trained as a young man, Malcolm first made his musical mark forming the group Boys Brigade in Toronto Canada in the 80’s. Boys Brigade went on to …

Manuel Blas

Host of La Dosis Perfecta. Aficionado of Spanish and Latin Rock. Known only by his first name. 

Mariel Fiori

Mariel Fiori, MBA is a journalist, translator, entrepreneur and recipient of the Humanitarian Award of the NAACP and Woman of the Year award of the AAUW. Named Hartman Journalist in Residence by the Massachussetts College of Liberal Arts, Fiori is co-founder and managing editor of La Voz magazine, a monthly Spanish language publication housed at Bard College, which has been serving the Mid-Hudson Valley and the Catskill region since 2004. Mariel is a member of the board of directors of Radio Kingston.

Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos

Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos co-host La Voz, a two-hour Spanish language show providing information, interviews, music and humor for Kingston’s vibrant Hispanic community.

Martha Preve Ayora and Perla Ayora

Martha Lorena Preve Ayora: Martha is a Mexican theater and film actress, writer, director and producer. She is the co-founder of Something from Abroad an Indie theater company based in NYC. Originally from the Yucatan Peninsula, Martha loves creating art that mixes English and Spanish and combines her Mexican traditions and culture with American characters.  Martha …

Martin Kirk

Martin is a writer and campaigner who has recently settled in the Hudson Valley after a life on the road. When not getting lost on trails with his dog Magnus, Martin spends his time working with the NoVo Foundation on issues of economic and environmental resilience for Kingston, and learning how to be a good …

Mateo Cano & Maria Puente Flores

Maria Born and raised in Mexico City. Music and poetry have been the vessels through which she undertakes journeys. In weaving storytelling into music, she holds a dialogue with people that have already seen, experienced, and spoken about the ideas she is now grappling with: imperial capitalism, land plundering, violence, confinement, reciprocity, freedom, and love. …

Matt Pond and Chris Hansen

After two decades of pursuing simple truths in popular music, Matt Pond was recently self-excommunicated from the indie rock ensemble Matt Pond PA. Chris Hansen began his career as a manager and engineer at the legendary Bearsville Studios, near Woodstock, New York. He continues a long collaboration with Matt as guitarist and co-producer of numerous Matt Pond PA albums and EPs.


Micah and Gopal are father and son. Hip Hop is part of their lives, part of their love. Together they will discuss the culture and music of Hip Hop every Friday night from 8-10PM.

Michael Berg

Michael Berg has led Family of Woodstock, Inc virtually since its beginning. He has helped Family build a reputation as a reliable, safe place where people can get help for “any problem under the sun.”

Morgan Taylor

Creator of the Gustafer Yellowgold family music video series, Morgan brings his blend of sophisticated musicality and whimsical childview to Radio Kingston for his weekly family music show, “RadioCake.”

Mr Chips

Dreams of being a Hip Hop hero in the 1980s set Mr Chips on a path into music from which he would never return. Fascinated by the use of samples in Hip Hop, he started collecting music and began DJing Golden Era Hip Hop (before it was called that), later expanding into its roots of Soul, Funk and Dance Floor Jazz. Join him Thursday Nights 10-Midnight for Dollar Bin Radio

Nate Brogan

Nate is a self-described benevolent goblin and Radio Kingston’s resident master of memes. He is a part of Radio Kingston’s backbone, helping produce community promos, providing technical support for our shows, and even hosts her own show at the station: Heartsong Radio. Nate’s deep empathy, acute listening, and creative perspective make her a malleable conduit …

Nick Panken

Nick Panken is co-founder of the band Spirit Family Reunion. Listen as he traces the movement of music through times of struggle on his show, Freedom Highway.

O+ Staff

The O+ Radio Hour is created and curated by the O+ Team and Producer, Nicole Digilio. Each week will highlight a different facet of the organization’s mission (music, health, wellness and art); featuring a member of the O+ community as a host and sharing music from O+ alum.

Perla Ayora

Perla is a Yucatecan (from somewhere in Mexico) storyteller. She is a stand-up and improv performer. In her free time, she loves reading, singing karaoke,  drawing, dancing, filming, and photography while fighting for social justice. She also enjoys making jokes at her family’s expense.  She is a stubborn Capricorn but don’t judge her too hard, she is part Piscis. Her goal in life is to help to build the bridges that unify us as humanity and overthrow walls. Her mojo is that we are citizens of a planet.

Peter Aaron

Peter Aaron is an award-winning journalist who has authored several books on music and has served as the music/arts editor of Chronogram magazine since 2006. Also a musician, he has performed as the front man of influential New York band the Chrome Cranks and continues to make music with other projects. He remains hopelessly addicted …

Peter Criswell

Peter Criswell is host of OUT Radio and is the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center. In his role he provides strategic vision, leadership and oversees all programmatic and operational aspects of the Center. 

Peter Wetzler

Peter Wetzler has worked as a composer of music for dance, theater television and film and multimedia. He began his classical career as guest piano soloist with symphony orchestras and then moved into jazz, experimental and non-western musics while writing music for post modern choreographers in the East Village. While devoting his life to uncovering …

Rachel Loshak

Rachel Loshak is the host of Stories On Sundays, a program for children and families featuring stories and songs from fairy and folk tales to myths and legends as well as stories with a connection to our local heritage and history. 

Rakel Stammer

Rakel Stammer is an interdisciplinary artist from Denmark, now living in Kingston, NY. Having spent most of her 20’ies organizing for labour, queer, and women’s rights in Scandinavia, she brings a unique perspective to her work and her interest in the complicated landscape of power, consent, and coercion.

Richard Heyl de Ortiz (pronounced HIGH-el day Or-teez)

Richard is Executive Director of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center. Richard’s commitment to community centers and the important role they play in the lives of queer individuals and their families began during his second week in college, on the day he walked into the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center on 13th Street in Manhattan. 

Rise Up Kingston

Rise Up Kingston is a grassroots organization led by those experiencing racism, classism, and gender oppression on a daily basis. We organize to win, with our collective power, a Kingston economy that meets all of our social and environmental needs.

Rita Vanacore

Rita Vanacore has been an uptown Kingston business owner, an educator, and an engaged community activist for more than forty years. She has created the Planet Seniors radio show in dedication to the idea that senior citizens should be equally valued as contributing members of our community.

Roger Berkowitz, Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College

Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center and Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Human Rights, Roger Berkowitz writes and speaks about how justice is made present in the world.

Sachem HawkStorm

Sachem HawkStorm is the chief of the Schaghticoke First Nations and a direct descendant of the great Wampanoag Chief Wasanegin Massasoit. Schaghticoke First Nations is one of three nations of the Schaghticoke Tribe, with 370 members, and also a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The word “Schaghticoke” means “the Mingling of Waters,” and signifies the merging of …

Sal Guido and Steven Peruso

Sal and Steven share a passion for hospitality, people, and professional sports. They’ve both spent many years as restaurant owners and even longer talking sports with whoever will listen. Tune in to Good Sports every Tuesday night from 7-8PM to talk sports with em!

Shaniqua Bowden

Shaniqua Bowden (SB) is the founder and host of the Nubian Café, a discussion series which expresses the perspectives of women of color. By way of character, she is a teacher and creative being that loves to troubleshoot solutions for the impossible.  Her purpose in life is helping others to conquer fear through creative thought and encouraging …

Sharif Abdus-Salaam

Sharif Abdus-Salaam is the host of Jazz in the Valley, a weekly musician and culture appreciation program focused on the phenomenal American musical expression style known as Jazz.

Shawn Harrison

Shawn is a yoga educator who believes that yoga helps us to be happy, healthy, and kind human beings. She is the creator of Mudita Yoga Lab in Uptown Kingston and the host of Mindful, on Sunday mornings from 6:30-7:30.

Shayne Gallo

Shayne Gallo is the former Mayor of Kingston.

Theresa Widmann

Theresa Lyn Widmann is a writer, teacher, sound healer, women’s advocate, and community uplifter who uses her superpowers to help people heal and create a life filled with meaning. Founder of Anahata, Center for Love and Healing, she believes in the supreme power of compassion to heal ourselves and our communities and is driven by this …

Tiokasin Ghosthorse

TIOKASIN GHOSTHORSE is a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota. Tiokasin is an educator, musician and international speaker on peace and the global issues facing Native peoples. He has a long history in Indigenous activism and advocacy. Tiokasin is the Founder, Host and Executive Producer of the internationally syndicated “First Voices Radio,” now in its 30th year of broadcasting.

Tony Fletcher

From Kingston to Kilimanjaro: A Four-Part Series on a Journey to the Roof of Africa.
In August 2019 I set off with four friends from around the globe, and a Catskills-based, Tanzanian-born guide, to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa, and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.
I’m a writer and broadcaster by trade, so I brought my recording devices along with me for the journey up the mountain.
Over the course of this series it’s my hope that you’ll be able to experience a little bit of what it’s like to go on an adventure like this, and that by the time we are all done, you’ll be ready to embark on one of your own.

Tyrone Wilson

Tyrone Wilson Born and raised in Harlem, NY, at the age of 14 Tyrone Wilson became a youth counselor and became passionate for coaching, mentoring, and organizing. At age 19 he joined a Domestic Peace Corps, serving throughout the United States and providing community services. Tyrone moved to Kingston in 2013 and has held positions at St. …

Ulster County Italian American Foundation

Our team is a rotating cast of co-hosts that includes President Tony Marmo and members Les Lombardi, Frank Casciaro, Paul Casciaro, Gabrielle Euvino, Mary Tuma, Dr. John Ioia, Leonisa Ardizzone, Nicole Francis, Guy Greco, and Joe Famiglietti.

Vanessa Benton

Vanessa Benton aka Miss V is a dancer/dance educator, singer, actress, producer/director who has been active in the performing arts for over 25 years.

Ward Todd

Former morning man at WKNY and current president and CEO of the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce.

Warren Lawrence

Since filling in on a rainy St. Patrick’s Day overnight shift in 1973, Warren has worked in every capacity of the radio industry, including on-air duties, management, sales, sports, production, and news.


A wide-variety of guest hosts broadcast unique and exciting programming on WKNY.

Yolanda Knox and Katrina Houser

Yolanda Knox (She/Her): I’m a mother of four and Grandmother of twelve. I’m a lifelong resident of Kingston, NY.
Katrina Houser (They/Them): I was born in Hempsted, NY and moved to Kingston NY when was 5 years old.