People

  • Center Stage Host

    Ariele started out hosting jazz and blues programs on GLT when she was a student at Illinois State University.  She is currently the host of Center Stage, a show focusing on the music of Broadway and Hollywood.

  • Acousticity Host, General Manager Emeritus

    Bruce Bergethon was GLT general manager from 1990 to 2015. He has degrees in mass communications and anthropology, and taught media management, broadcast programming, film studies and advertising at Illinois State and New Mexico State...

  • Radio Munson Host

    Don has entertained central Illinois radio listeners for nearly 50 years. He helped build the radio powerhouse WJBC and spent most of his career there. During his tenure as program director, WJBC was the highest rated AM radio station in the...

  • Music Director/Morning Edition Host

    Not a hunter, skier, ice fisherman or hockey player, Northern Minnesota native Jon Norton has adapted well to what he considers the warm climate of Central Illinois.

    After 20+ years in commercial radio, he's also "adapted" well to...

  • Features Reporter/All Things Considered Host

    Reporter, content producer and All Things Considered host, Laura Kennedy is a native of the Midwest who occasionally affects an English accent just for the heck of it. Related to two U.S. Presidents, Kennedy appalled her family by going into...

  • Program Director

    Mike has been interested in radio for about as long as he can remember. He has a resume dotted with commercial radio and TV news experience and was first on air at Kansas State University's college station, KSDB. He started at GLT in December...

  • Co-Host of GLT's Grow

    Like ironweed, coneflowers and prairie blazing star, Patrick Murphy is a native of Illinois. In fact, he grew up in the Twin Cities, learning gardening – what to do and what not to do – by watching his mother working in her garden.

    After...