People

  • Host, Jazz Straightahead

    Doc Jazz originally wanted to host a classical music program on KAWC, but since that didn't fit with the format at the time, he started hosting jazz. Now, one of the longtime voices of KAWC, Doc Jazz hosts Jazz Straightahead every Saturday...

  • General Manager and Host, The Bridge and Morning Edition

    Dave Riek has been General Manager at KAWC since January, 2006. He began his work in Yuma as a partnership with NPR member-station, KNAU, at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. After more than a year splitting his time between the two...

  • News Producer/Reporter

    Kim Johnson says coming to work for KAWC is like coming home. Kim has been doing Yuma news on radio since 1981. Kim and his wife Joan moved to Yuma two months after getting married in 1981. Yuma has been good to the Johnsons as they are blessed...

  • News and Operations Director and Host, All Things Considered

    Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his...

  • News Producer/Host

    Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a...