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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, 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, Frying Pan 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.

Aspen Public Radio is dedicated to fair, ethical journalism. We adhere to these APR ethics as well as NPR standards.

Our contest/sweepstakes rules can be found here.

Our career opportunities are here.

Information on our Community Advisory Committee is here.

Our interactive schedule is here.

Our commenting guidelines are here.

Our policy on personal data is here.

Ways to donate to support Aspen Public Radio is here.

Our people can be reached at (970) 920-9000 or email at their first and are:

Open -  Executive Director
Daniel Costello, Interim Executive Director, Operations and Program Manager; All Things Considered Host. Persons with disabilities may contact Daniel Costello (via phone, email, or US Mail) for assistance with access to our FCC online public files. 
Lisa DeLosso, Development & Community Engagement Manager
Open - News Director
Eleanor Bennett, Morning Edition Host/Reporter/Producer
Alex Hager, Reporter
Kirsten Dobroth, Edlis Neeson Arts & Culture Reporter
Lauri Jackson, Office Administrator/Development Associate

Dyke Shaw is our Director of Business Support.
Chris Mohr is our Summer Classical Music Host.


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 2019 audited financials are here.

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. Read more about our diversity statement here.

Aspen Public Radio Board of Directors January 1, 2020 | Steve Baird, Douglas Carlston, Tami Davis, Alexis Diaz, William Dolan, Kitty Boone, Penney Evans Carruth, Katy Frisch, Gary Gerst, Karl Hanlon, Ann Mass, M.D., Mackenzie Morgan, Marcie Musser, Anne Tobey (Chair), Ashley Todey, Bill Turner, and Kathy Williams.

Board Meeting Schedule | All meetings take place from 3-5 p.m. and are virtual until further notice due to COVID-19. If you would like to know how to attend, please contact Lauri Jackson at 970-920-9000. 

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Thursday, April 22, 2021 
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021 
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Aspen Public Radio Board of Directors Committee Meeting Schedule:

Executive Committee | Meetings as needed 

Development Strategy Committee | Meetings as needed

Strategic Planning | Meetings as needed 

Finance Committee | Finance committee meetings are held at 3:30 p.m. and are virtual until further notice due to COVID-19. If you would like to know how to attend, please contact Lauri Jackson at 970-920-9000. 

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021 
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Thursday, October 21st, 2021
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Governance Committee | Meetings as needed