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About Aspen Public Radio

Aspen Public Radio
110 E. Hallam Street, Ste.134
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 920-9000

Mission Statement of Aspen Public Radio: To support, nourish, and enrich our community by providing informative, entertaining, and educational radio and digital programming in a reliable and professional manner.

Aspen Public Radio is dedicated to fair, ethical journalism. We adhere to a Journalistic Code of Ethics and have adopted the network’s handbook outlining NPR standards.

Aspen Public Radio, broadcasting on 91.5 KAJX, Aspen and 88.9 KCJX, Carbondale, as well as several translators (see frequency map) is a public radio station located in Aspen, Colorado. We serve communities in the Roaring Fork, Crystal, Colorado, Fryingpan, and Eagle River valleys. Our primary format is NPR news. The station is located in the Red Brick Center for the Arts and its public file is located at the links below.

You may also listen to Aspen Public Radio on your Smart Speaker, via a stream and other options available here.

Contest/Sweepstakes Rules

Careers at Aspen Public Radio

Community Advisory Committee

Interactive Schedule

Commenting Guidelines

Personal Data Policy

Our people can be reached at 970-920-9000 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@aspenpublicradio.org; and if you have general feedback or aren’t sure who to contact, please consider reaching out to Breeze Richardson directly at: breeze.richardson@aspenpublicradio.org.

Breeze Richardson, Executive Director
Eleanor Bennett, Morning Edition Anchor and Reporter
Daniel Costello, Program Director and Operations Manager*
Lisa DeLosso, Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships
Brent Gardner-Smith, News Director
Lauri Jackson, Office Manager/Membership Coordinator
Caroline Llanes, Reporter
Dominic Anthony Walsh, Edlis Neeson Arts & Culture Reporter
Halle Zander, Reporter

And the above staff is supported by:
Dyke Shaw, Director of Business Support
Kathy Yang, Bookkeeper
Chris Mohr, Reporter, Classical Music

*Persons with disabilities may contact Daniel Costello (via phone, email, or US Mail) for assistance with access to our FCC online public files. 


The station is overseen by Roaring Fork Public Radio, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation (tax ID # 84 - 0884901). A station audit is conducted each spring by Reese, Henry and Company. The audited financials may be viewed at the station during regular business hours. 

Public File Links

KAJX, Aspen, CO | Public Files

KCJX, Carbondale, CO | Public Files

Diversity Statement

Roaring Fork Public Radio, Inc. (Aspen Public Radio) is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our activities or our employment practices.

Aspen Public Radio Board of Directors as of June 2022: Steve Baird, Doug Carlston, Tami Davis, Alexis Diaz, William Dolan (Board Chair), Gary Gerst, Mackenzie Morgan, Bob Purvis, Ashley Todey, and Parker Waller.

Board Meeting Schedule | Aspen Public Radio board meetings are held in the conference room at the Red Brick Center for the Arts, 110 E. Hallam St., Aspen unless noted otherwise here. All meetings will take place from 3-5 p.m. If you would like to know how to attend, please contact Lauri Jackson at 970-920-9000.

*scheduled for the fourth Thursday of each month where a Board meeting will be held, except December when this meeting will take place on the third Thursday.

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 23, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 25, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 27, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 15, 2022, 3-5:00 p.m.

Aspen Public Radio Board of Directors Committee Meeting Schedule:

Finance Committee Meetings
*scheduled for the third Thursday of each month where a Board meeting will be held, except December when this meeting will take place on the second Thursday.

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 21, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

Development Committee Meetings
*scheduled for the first Tuesday of the following months

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 2-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 2-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 2-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 2-3:00 p.m.

Governance Committee Meetings scheduled as needed

Executive Committee Meetings scheduled as needed

Strategic Planning Committee Meetings scheduled as needed; the next meeting of this committee will take place Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 1-2:30 p.m.

Annual Reports:
Aspen Public Radio Annual Report 2021
Aspen Public Radio Annual Report 2020
Aspen Public Radio Annual Report 2019

Additional Documents:
2021 Audited Financial Statements - Roaring Fork Public Radio
Aspen Public Radio Diversity Statement
Aspen Public Radio CPB 2019
Aspen Public Radio Annual EEO Report 2021
CBP Station Activity Survey: Local Content and Services Report