Archives: Our Team Members

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Tim Hughes

For more than three decades, the name and voice of Tim Hughes has been a part of Utah broadcasting and the Salt Lake Community. An Idaho native, Tim came to the Wasatch Front to attend broadcast school in 1979. After graduation and a short three-month stint in his hometown of Pocatello and Blackfoot, he returned […]
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Amanda Dickson

Amanda Dickson co-hosts Utah’s #1 rated morning show, Utah’s Morning News on KSL NewsRadio. Amanda also hosts the award-winning program A Woman’s View, heard Sunday mornings on KSL and via podcast. Amanda is a much sought-after speaker, inspiring and motivating groups and emceeing events for schools and non-profit organizations. She sits on the boards of the National Kidney Foundation […]
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Emily Ashmead

Debbie Dujanovic

Debbie Dujanovic knew she wanted to be a news reporter by age 8. She graduated Arizona State University in 1989 and immediately accepted a position as an assignment editor at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix. In early 1990, she moved to Yuma, AZ where she anchored, reported and did weekend weather. Later that year she […]
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Emily Ashmead

Dave Noriega

Dave Noriega jumped into the media fray in 2001 as a news editor and photographer at ABC 4 News in Salt Lake City. He covered such memorable and heartbreaking stories as 9/11, the abduction and return of Elizabeth Smart, and the murder of Lori Hacking. After years of working in news, Dave chased his dream […]
4 years ago
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Boyd Matheson

Boyd is the host of Inside Sources, weekdays from 1-3 PM. Previously, Boyd Matheson was the opinion editor and head of strategic reach at the Deseret News. He is best known for his principle-based approach to solving issues. For over 25 years he has worked as a consultant, executive strategist and performance coach with global […]
5 years ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff fell in love with Utah when he fell in love with a Utahn. Now married for eight years, his love affair with the Beehive State continues. For most of his broadcasting career, Jeff woke-up New York City every morning on WCBS Newsradio. He reported live on the rise of Rudy Giuliani, the reign of the Yankees, […]
5 years ago
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Doug Wright

After 40 years, Doug Wright has decided to take a step back from daily hosting. Though not completely in retirement, Doug still hosts The Movie Show every Friday from 9AM-12PM. Doug is especially fond of a fried macaroni which he makes from a recipe which calls for Swiss cheese and has been in the family […]
5 years ago
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Maria Shilaos

Maria loves her job because she learns something new every day and is able to share that information with others. Born and raised in Utah, Maria graduated from Olympus High School and received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Utah. As a longtime […]
5 years ago
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Rikki Meece

My “big break” came when I was 17 and started working weekends at my small, hometown radio station. A few years prior, I was sitting in my 9th grade English class on career day when the realization came to me, “This is what I was born to do.” Radio is my passion, and that makes […]
5 years ago
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Andy Farnsworth

Andy Farnsworth joined KSL’s airwaves from inside an airplane back in 2003. For almost a decade Andy was the state of Utah’s only airborne traffic reporter and was KSL NewsRadio’s “Eye in the Sky” for several years as well before finally landing in the KSL Traffic Center.  He still delivers your morning traffic reports during […]
5 years ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

Don’t hassle the Hoff. Kira Hoffelmeyer, born and raised in Utah, dreamed of rain and evergreens. But her time at the University of Oregon, the Daily Emerald, and KLCC News weren’t enough to keep her away from the Wasatch Mountains and Southern Utah red rocks. But not before earning the nickname “Hoff”, despite her “sometimes […]
5 years ago
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Dan Bammes

Dan Bammes grew up in Provo and graduated from Brigham Young University. He began his radio career in 1974. He’s worked as a reporter and anchor in commercial and public radio as well as in public relations. He’s also taught radio journalism at the University of Utah. Dan is descended from Utah’s 19th Century Pioneers, […]
5 years ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Lindsay is the Host of The Mom Show on KSL NewsRadio Sundays at 10AM. As a mom of two, Lindsay is starting her motherhood journey and often shares the struggles and joys on The Mom Show. Lindsay has worked in radio since having an internship in high school where she grew up in Southern Maine. […]
5 years ago
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Mitch Harper

Mitch Harper is a radio host of Cougar Sports Saturday and the Cougar Tracks podcast for KSL Newsradio. Having covered the Cougars professionally since 2014, Harper has become one of the go-to voices in BYU coverage the past five years. Mitch was born in Salt Lake City and has followed Cougar sports his entire life. […]
5 years ago
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Matthew Baiamonte

Matthew Baiamonte got into sports broadcasting at a young age when he became the play-by-play “Voice of the Vikings” at Pleasant Grove High School as a senior in 2006. He covered both the men’s basketball and football teams on KPGR 88.1FM. Following mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland and […]
5 years ago
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Becky Bruce

Becky Bruce joined the KSL News team on New Year’s Eve, 2007, as Executive Producer of Utah’s Afternoon News. She likes to think of herself as a pioneer – she came to Utah in a minivan, towing a U-Haul trailer some 2000 miles across frozen prairies to get here. She loves Utah’s mountains and low […]
5 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Eric Butler

Eric Butler is a long-time radio veteran, from the ripe-old age of 16, with most of it devoted to country music until he moved to Utah a few years ago from New Mexico. In fact, he still hosts a weekly country oldies show back in his old state and is happiest listening to some combination […]
5 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Michele Rowe

Michele received her B.A. from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, and went on to start her career in broadcasting at KSL TV. Michele was hired as a video editor in TV News as well as other special projects. Shortly after she was hired she expanded her duties to work as a broadcast graphic designer […]
5 years ago
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Dave Cawley

Dave Cawley might have been born to fly. His brother, father and grandfather have all made their livings in the cockpits of commercial aircraft. Dave decided at a young age to pursue a different path. He took the microphone instead of the yoke. Instead of starting his announcements with “this is your captain speaking,” he […]
5 years ago
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Sheryl Worsley

Sheryl was News Director for 15 years at KSL Newsradio before moving to an all digital role as Director of Audience development in January of 2018. Sheryl is often recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association, and is a current Regional Director and board member of RTDNA, as […]
5 years ago
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Taun Beddes

Taun was raised around agriculture, and his first job was on a local farm. Since then, he has continued to work in and with the local green industry and still enjoys working directly in the soil. Educationally, Taun has a B.S. of Ornamental Horticulture and an M.S. in Plant Science. He currently is employed by […]
5 years ago
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Don Brinkerhoff

Don Brinkerhoff began his broadcasting career in 1994 in Cedar City, where he was hired to schedule the station’s commercials and run the board for station broadcasts. It didn’t take long before he was writing newscasts and reporting on everything from the police beat to city council meetings.  In 1997, Brinkerhoff was recruited to Salt […]
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Marc Giauque

Marc Giauque was born and raised in Utah and graduated from BYU with a degree in Communications and a minor in Sociology. He started as an intern at KSL NewsRadio in 1991 and has been up to his neck in the news ever since, covering news from political conventions, to the Olympics, to the aftermath […]
5 years ago
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Heather Kelly

Heather Kelly joined KSL in April 2012 and took the circuitous route to get here. She received a degree in Aviation Management from Westminster College and worked for 9 years in the airline industry. After realizing the highlight of her day was bumping people off oversold flights, she decided to find a career that was […]
5 years ago

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