Colleen Pyke

Development Associate

Colleen joined the team at JPR as a student . A business major, she stumbled upon the radio station downstairs, and immediately fell in love. Colleen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from SOU, went on to be a television reporter for KDRV in Medford, and then a few years later returned to her home of public radio.

Colleen was hired as the first Open Air announcer when the stations split into providing three program services. Colleen is now providing her services in the Underwriting Department, she works on air during the fund drives, and helps out in the News Department and announcing. Colleen has syndicated three hour long talk shows Global Healing and Global Vision, heard on JPR, WeEarth Global Radio Network and Gaiam. She lives in Ashland with her various pets, and is a Godmother to several children.