Station Manager

Susan Peterson

Susan joined the KMUN Team in 2013 as the first full-time Development Director. Her passion for KMUN and community shows in her work. Although very focused on managing the station, Susan is still momentarily distracted by birds and the great outdoors when seated near a window.

Program Director

Emma Geddes

Emma joined KMUN as a volunteer Dj in 2018, and brings her experience in community organizing, marketing, and design to her work as Program Director. Outside of the station, you can usually find her in the studio, spilling ink on her shoes and sewing scraps of fabric together.

Membership Director

Janet Fryberger

Janet is relatively new to Astoria but not to non-profit work. She has a background in development, event production, database management, bookstore ownership, customer service and tech support. Through it all, she’s maintained a passion for books, music, animals and community. She started with us as a volunteer librarian and is thrilled to now be in the role of showering Coast Community Radio members and volunteers with gratitude and support.

News Director

Katie Frankowicz

Katie has worked as a journalist on Oregon’s North Coast for more than a decade, writing for regional newspapers and other publications, including a trade magazine for the West Coast commercial fishing industry. Katie believes reliable, interesting and accurate local journalism is key to a healthy and functioning community. She is so excited to get to tell your stories at KMUN.

News Host

Skyler Butenshon

Skyler joined the news department at KMUN in July of 2022, but he has had his ear to the 91.9 speaker his entire life. Growing up in a place like Astoria and experiencing KMUN with its vibrant force of community are two things he will never take for granted. He is grateful and thrilled to create quality, important news programming for Coast Community Radio and its listener family.

Business Development Director

Troy Hill

Working in broadcast sales for 30 years in radio and television, from Eugene to Seattle to Astoria, Troy's mantra is "utilizing the power of media in a positive way." Coast Community Radio is the pinnacle of that focus. His energy, creativity and thoughtfulness are a powerful combination when it comes to helping our amazing Underwriters and Business members.

Operations Technician I

Nevada Sowle

Originally from Moscow, Idaho, Nevada developed a connection with Astoria through his work as a touring musician and sound engineer. You can find him splitting his time between The Rope Room recording studio in Astoria, and KMUN’s Tillicum House. A passionate musician and a believer in the community of Radio, Nevada feels right at home as a staff member at KMUN.

Operations Technician II

Nyk Stephens

Rounding out the Operations Department is Nyk Stephens, a longtime KMUN programmer and advocate for the local community and its beloved radio station.