• Finance & Traffic Manager

    Jeff joined RIPR in May of 2011, and handles duties in Finance and Payroll, and is our Traffic Manager; that means he manages the scheduling of our underwriters' messages that you hear.  

    He’s a native of Quincy, MA and enjoys just...

  • Producer

    Jim helps produce and edit special projects for RIPR.  He's been a longtime presence here, dating back to the WRNI and even WBUR days, including: Focus Rhode Island,

  • Reporter

    John started at RIPR in 2013 as the Morning Edition producer; researching stories, interviewing newsmakers, and writing scripts for stories every morning.  Plus special projects and regular reporting on major events.  In early 2017 he...

  • Fill-in Host

    Josie is a regular fill-in host for Rhode Island Public Radio.   She has a long history of news reporting in RI, including WPRO, WLNE TV6, and CBS News.

  • Finance Director

    Joyce joined RIPR as the Finance Director in July 2017 where she oversees and manages the finance and human resource departments.  Ms. L’Heureux began her career as a staff accountant at Robertson Factories in Taunton, MA, and has held other...

  • Underwriting Account Executive

    A native to Rhode Island and Bristol County MA, Kim is a Rhode Island Collage Graduate with a BA in Communications. Kim came to RIPR after a 20+ year career in sales and commercial radio.  Her last job of 5 years was with

  • Healthcare Reporter

    Arditi joins RIPR after more than three decades as a reporter, including 28 years at the Providence Journal, where she has covered a variety of beats, most recently health care. A native of New York...

  • Fill-In Host

    Mark Degon helped launch RIPR (then called WRNI), and spent 10 years as the news director here.  Today he fills in occassionally as a news anchor and host.  In his regular job, he coordinates all local news coverage for WBUR in Boston.

  • Underwriting Account Executive

    A native Midwesterner, Marti came to Rhode Island in 2002 by way of Phoenix, and to RIPR after a 20+ year career in Enterprise Business Development and a local small business.  As a decades-long Public Radio listener, coming to RIPR is the...

  • Commentator: Political Roundtable

    Maureen Moakley's extensive experience analyzing political trends make her a vital member of the Political Roundtable team. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University and is as professor of Political Science at the...

  • Sports Blogger

    Mike Szostak covered sports for The Providence Journal for 36 years until retiring in 2013. His career highlights included five Winter Olympics from Lake Placid to Nagano and 17 seasons covering the

  • Political Analyst

    With a B.A. in political science and history from the University of Vermont and a wealth of knowledge of local politics, it was a given that Scott MacKay would become a commentator for Rhode Island Public Radio's Political Roundtable.


  • Chief Operating Officer

    Susan is a native Rhode Islander with a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University. Before returning to Rhode Island in 2009, Susan lived in the Caribbean where she enjoyed snorkeling and working as a beach attendant at her favorite...

  • Morning Edition Producer

    Talia joined RIPR in February 2018 as the Morning Edition Producer.  She graduated with a double-major in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Before starting at RIPR, she was an intern at public...

  • President, CEO, and General Manager

    Torey Malatia brings to Rhode Island nearly two decades of public radio experience, most recently as CEO of WBEZ/Chicago Public Media. Malatia’s accomplished public radio career includes the co-founding of This American Life, a ground...