Ariel Van Cleave
Ariel comes to us in August 2020 most recently as the senior editor of audio news at WBEZ in Chicago, and boasts sixteen years of experience in public media. Prior to her time with WBEZ, Van Cleave worked as the producer of Morning Edition at KNKX in Seattle, and also served as Morning Edition host and reporter at WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
She has also served on news teams at public radio stations in Homer, Kenai, and Dillingham, Alaska. She received her Masters degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois and also holds a journalism degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
As a new resident, Van Cleave is looking for recommendations for the best karaoke spots in the valley.