KPOV’s local program hosts
Ben is the host of Left of the Dial on Thursday evenings from 8 to 10 pm.
Bret is one of the hosts of Straight, No Chaser on alternating Tuesdays from 6 to 8 pm and hosts About The Blues On Friday from 5 to 6 pm.
A fifth-generation Central Oregonian, Breyn is devoted to the work her ancestors started here: creating a vibrant community filled with possibility and promise. Breyn brings services and learning opportunities to young girls and women so they can thrive, lead and create in a community where their families and businesses are safe, healthy, vibrant, and strong. Breyn's work supports women’s health and empowerment; integrates with schools, recovery programs and organizations working with victims and survivors of abuse; and gives the community access to powerful transformation tools for healing. Breyn is one of the hosts of Voices From The Margins on Tuesday afternoons at 1pm.
Carolyn is one of the hosts of The Point on Friday mornings from 9 to 9:30 am.
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Chuckaroo the Buckaroo is the host of Calling All Cowboys on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm and Sundays from 4 to 6 pm.
Dean is one of the hosts of Pop Excavations on Friday afternoons from 4 to 5 pm.
Dennis is the sound engineer for Center Stage, on Saturday afternoons from 2 to 4pm.
Diane is the host of Carbonfreeda on alternate Fridays from 9:30 to 10 a.m.
Dr Bob is the host of Dr Bob’s Blues on Thursday mornings from 10 am to noon.
Eric is the host of InterZONE on Saturday evenings from 8 to 10 pm.
Erich Ryll is a retired Clinical Research Professional who moved to Bend in 2016 with his wife Lory, and two intrepid Corgi’s. Since moving to Bend, outside of volunteering for KPOV, Deschutes National Forest, and High Desert Museum; the Ryll’s enjoy all things outdoors including kayaking, hiking, bicycling, skiing, and exploring all the wonderful sights we have here in Oregon. Retirement has brought us the best jobs we have ever had – volunteering locally.
Erich is one of the hosts of The Point on Monday mornings from 9 to 9:30 am.
Erin is one of the hosts of Voices From The Margins on Tuesday afternoons at 1pm.
Jack is a former musician, audio engineer, and lifelong fan of classical music. Born in Santa Barbara, California, he and his wife Jacquie moved to Bend in 2008 with a better-than-average cat.
Jack is one of the hosts of The Sunday Classics, Sunday mornings from 10 am to noon.
Jah is the host of JY Soundsystem on alternate Friday evenings from 8 to 10 pm.
Johnny is the host of Deep Cuts on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 pm.
Judy is a host of All Things Vegan on alternate Tuesdays from 5 to 6 pm and a member of KPOV's programming committee.
Judy works in accounting by day but nights and weekends often find her at KPOV editing her show, All Things Vegan, or helping with some of the many jobs at KPOV. She says, "Volunteering has been a real eye-opener. I never realized how much there is to do, and how many wonderful, dedicated volunteers there are. I have a lot of respect and appreciation for each of them." Judy enjoys spending time with her family, and fur critters: 3 cats and one dog. Other passions include gardening and reading and watching the many deer, birds, chipmunks, squirrels and other animals that frequent her yard.
You can find Katy Ipock on stages throughout Central Oregon as an entertainer, comedian, and emcee. She is a wife and a mother who's roots in Central Oregon go back 3 generations. Katy is the co-host of The Dog and Pony Show with Howard Leff on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5 pm. She loves showcasing all the performance art that happens in our great community.
Linda is the host of The Point on Thursday mornings from 9 to 9:30am. Her regular feature, Radio Active Art, covers the local arts and culture scene.
Louise is a native Oregonian; born and raised in Portland and moved to Central Oregon in 2013, She was told by her high school guidance councilor when she was a junior that there was "no room in broadcasting for a woman" and that she should "learn to type". She went off and did her career, and upon (semi)retiring, took the KPOV DJ class at COCC and now is one of the hosts of The Point on Wednesday from 9 to 9:30 am.
KPOV DJ Michael Funke has a long history of unique shows on KPOV. From “Working Bend” to “Psychedelic Protest” to “Right Here Right Now” and “The Point”, Michael has been part of KPOV since the beginning.
Michael is the host of The Radical Songbook on Friday mornings from 10am to noon.
Nancy is the producer of the Gardening: Get Good at It episodes on The Point on Tuesdays. She has been a certified OSU Master Gardener since 2006 and also enjoys volunteering for community radio.
Sergio is the host of The Shack, Monday night from 10pm to midnight.
Sergio was born in Mexico and raised in California. He lived In Nevada and then transplanted to Bend in 2012. He grew up listening to a lot of regional Mexican music and 80's pop on his parents behalf and somewhere in the 90's he started listening to Snoop Dogg's classic album DOGGYSTYLE as well as DMX's IT'S DARK AND HELL IS HOT and Lil Rob's classic Chicano Rap album CRAZY LIFE and was hooked in to Hip-Hop and Rap. Like any teenager he enjoyed rebellious music such as NOFX, Suicidal Tendencies, The Transplants, Rancid and The Ramones. Not until his mid 20's did Sergio start to respect and listen Hip-Hop in its true form with such artist as A Tribe Called Quest, Public Enemy, The Living Legends, MF Doom and Gang Starr. Now he listens to a lot of R&B, soul, funk especially 90's R&B. Sergio's appreciation for music runs deep and especially for Hip-Hop & Rap and you can hear that on The Shack.
Shanti is one of the hosts of Voices From The Margins on Tuesday afternoons at 1pm.
Steve is one of the hosts of The Point on Tuesday mornings from 9 to 9:30 am.
Teafly is one of the hosts of Voices From The Margins on Tuesday afternoons at 1pm.
Ted is one of the hosts of Juniper Roots on Wednesday evenings from 8 to 10 pm.
Teryl (DJ Tee Unique)
Teryl is the host of Urban Mix on Friday evenings from 10pm to Midnight.