People

  • IPBS Economy Reporter

    Annie Ropeik is the economy and business reporter for the Indiana Public Broadcasting network, based at WBAA. She’s covered farming, fisheries and other industries at public radio stations from Massachusetts and Delaware to Alaska’s Aleutian...

  • Corporate Support Manager

    Growing up, my life could be summed up in one word...SPORTS. Football, baseball, basketball, and track (I learned golf later). At Central Catholic High we were 1976 state champs in football when I was a sophomore. In 1977 I started center field...

  • Reporter

    My name is Charlotte Tuggle and I'm a reporter at WBAA. For three years, I was a news intern at the station before graduating from Purdue and becoming a full-time staff member. During my last year as an intern, I was named the Indiana Student...

  • Morning Edition Host / Reporter

    Chris Morisse Vizza hosts  Morning Edition and reports for the WBAA News Department.

    She earned a degree in communications from the University of Evansville and began her career as a reporter and newscaster at WASK in...

  • Content Director

    February 16, 2009 marked the beginning of my second go-around at WBAA. I worked here as a Program Host/Producer from 1995 to 2001, hosting classical music, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and the weekly 20th-century classical music...

  • Traffic Coordinator

    I’m a life-long resident of Lafayette. I worked in the banking industry before coming to Purdue, where I was an Accounting Clerk in Electrical and Computer Engineering. After nine months I accepted the position of Traffic Coordinator at WBAA,...

  • Music Director

    John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada...

  • Student Programming Assistant

    I have been working at WBAA since April of 2014 as a Student Programming Assistant, first as a volunteer and then as a student employee.  I have enjoyed helping on-air hosts, Greg Kostraba and Jan Simon and although I have been a long-time...

  • Reporter

    Sarah comes to WBAA from Bloomington, where she worked as a reporter and producer for NPR affiliate WFIU and its sister PBS station, WTIU while completing her master's degree at Indiana University. Her responsibilities at WBAA include pitching...

  • News Director

    Stan Jastrzebski has spent a career in radio, with postings as News Director of NPR member stations WFSU in Tallahassee, Fla. and WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., and time as a reporter at WGN Radio in Chicago and WIBC Radio in Indianapolis. 

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