Host Bios

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.
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Bob Bumbera

Bob Bumbera

XPN Morning Show
News Director

Weekdays News and Sports on
XPN's Morning Show (M-F, 5-10am)

Bruce Warren

Bruce Warren

Program Director, Host

Saturday Middays (Sat, 10am-2pm)

Chuck Elliott

Chuck Elliott

Host

Sleepy Hollow (Sat, 6-10am)

Chuck Van Zyl

Chuck Van Zyl

Host

Stars' End (Sat, 1-6am)

Dan Reed

Dan Reed

Afternoon Host and Music Director. Talent Relations Manager for World Cafe

Afternoons on XPN (M-Th, 4-7pm)
Highs in the 70s (1st Sat, 2-5pm)

David Dye

David Dye

Host

Dave’s World (Sun, 11a-12)
Funky Friday (Fri, 4-7pm)
World Cafe backup host

Debra D'Alessandro

Debra D'Alessandro

Host

Amazon Country (Sun, 11-11:30pm)

Helen Leicht

Helen Leicht

Host

Middays (M-F, 10am-2pm)
XPN Local (Tues, 8-9pm)
Free at Noon (Fri, 12-1pm)

Kristen Kurtis

Kristen Kurtis

Morning Show Host and Assistant Music Director

XPN Morning Show
(M-F 5am-10am)

John Diliberto

John Diliberto

Host

Echoes
(Mon, 1:30-3am; M-F, 11pm-1am;
Sat, 5-6am)

Jonny Meister

Jonny Meister with Travis Haddix

Host

Blues & Beyond (Mon, 10-11pm)
The Blues Show (Sat, 7pm-1am)

Kathy O'Connell

Kathy O'Connell

Host

Kids Corner
(M-Th, 7-8pm)

Mike Vasilikos

Mike Vasilikos

Associate Program, Host

8 o'clock news on Mondays 8- 10pm
New Music Tuesdays (Tues, 8-9pm)

Robert Drake

Robert Drake

Kids Corner Producer, Host

Land of the Lost (Last Fri, 7-11pm)
Q'Zine (Sun, 11:30pm-12am)



Eric Schuman

Eric Schuman

Evenings and Weekend Host

8-10pm Wednesdays
8-11pm Thursdays and Fridays
2-5pm Saturdays
11am-2pm Sundays

Talia Schlanger

Talia Schlanger

Host and Producer

World Cafe (M-F, 2-4pm)