• 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.

  • Development Services Coordinator

    Having grown up in Washington, DC and lived in many states throughout the country, the one constant that I could always rely on was the local NPR Station.  So, when I had the opportunity to work for Rhode Island Public Radio, I was excited and...

  • Health Care Reporter

    Kristin Espeland Gourlay joined Rhode Island Public Radio in July 2012. Before arriving in Providence, Gourlay covered the environment for WFPL Louisville, KY’s NPR station. And prior to that, she was a reporter...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Morning Edition Producer

    Ximena started as RIPR's Morning Edition producer in January of 2017.  She researches, reports and produces stories you hear every morning!