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Station Manager

Leigh Robartes

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Leigh RobartesRobartes is a former manager of KUOI-FM. During the past two decades as a radio news reporter, he has produced stories for national programs such as Pacifica Network News, Free Speech Radio News, as well as for regional outlets such as Northwest Public Radio and Montana Public Radio. Locally, Leigh has produced and hosted live, call-in candidate forums and public affairs programs. Currently he is hosts the Monday version of Morning Mix on KRFP 7-10 a.m. and hosts a volunteer weekly music show on KUOI. At Radio Free Moscow, Leigh has been extensively involved in organizing the station from the ground up, and trains volunteer hosts, produces news and helps with programming decisions.  You can best reach Leigh by phone at 208-892-9300.

Our Board

Al Chidester, Vice President

Known to local music aficionados as “Fiddlin’ Big Al,” Mr. Chidester hosts “Fiddlin’ Al’s Old Time Liberal Revival & Barn Dance” on KRFP. Though often mistaken for him, he is no relation to Uncle Sam.

Elizabeth Carp, Secretary
Lizzie CarpLizzie Carp is pursuing a career in soil science with the NRCS and working toward a masters in the subject at UI. She has worked as a firefighter and a baker. Her original field of study was political theory, and she maintains a deep interest in political economy (particularly theories of labor, value, and property). She also volunteers with Soil Stewards, a working organic farm run by UI students. She has DJ’ed for KRFP’s Morning Mix and “What’s Left?”

Collin Parks, President
Collin has been working in community radio for nearly five years. He got his start at KAOS 89.3 FM Olympia as a late-night music host, playing primarily hard rock and heavy metal before expanding the format to any and all genres of music. A volunteer with KRFP Radio Free Moscow since September 2015, Collin now runs The Early Morning Enigma, a variety program that uncovers music of all kinds from around the world. He also co-hosts the progressive talk radio segment “What’s Left?” every Monday evening.

Collin’s passion for progressive community radio runs deep, and he signed on with the KRFP Board of Directors in January 2016 in order to make direct contributions to the station’s continued operations. He spearheaded KRFP’s first appearance at the National Lentil Festival in Pullman, an event that promoted the KRFP message to a wider audience. He enjoys volunteering for the station in any way possible to help KRFP achieve its goals of reaching 1100 watts.
When he is not volunteering for the station, Collin works as a freelance journalist writing on health and science topics. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Health and Science Journalism from The Evergreen State College. He also is an avid martial arts enthusiast who trains in jiu-jitsu, kickboxing, Muay Thai, and wrestling at Mantis Martial Arts in Pullman.
Jill Maxwell, Treasurer

Jill has been involved with community radio since she joined the radio club in her high school in Minnesota. In college, she spliced tape and conducted interviews for Madison, Wisconsin’s community station, WORT. Now she is one of three hosts of KRFP’s Peace Radio, a biweekly show dedicated to talking about issues of peace, social justice and environmentalism. The show is now in its 10th year. She is new to the KRFP Board but is also active in issues surrounding Fair and Affordable Housing in Moscow, ID.

Jill works as a web coordinator at Washington State University and lives in Moscow with her husband and a variety of animals.

Maree McHugh
Maree McHugh has been involved in community radio since 2010 as a music DJ, talk show host, citizen journalist, fundraiser, Board of Director, custodian and other fun adventures for Radio Free Moscow – KRFP. She has been a co-host of Yin Radio, since 2013. Radio production is one of several creative venues for Maree’s interest in giving voice to the people, places and issues that inform and enrich community. McHugh divides her time between the rolling hills of the Palouse in North Idaho and the open desert spaces of Northern Arizona; she also works as a Family Nurse Practitioner on the Navajo Nation. Maree joined the BOD of Radio Free Moscow again in 2016.

Geoffrey Williams

Board meetings are usually the second Wednesday of the month. Call 892-9300 for the location.

KRFP studio line 208-892-9200

KRFP business line 208-892-9300

Underwriting Manager

Bob Hoffmann (also DJ Adoption Coordinator)



Music Director

Our Music Director is Kyle DeHart.  Kyle has been on the air at KRFP since January and he’s worked at a number of other stations.  He hosts Straight from De Hart on KRFP Tuesdays 11 pm – 1 am.   Kyle is  interested in keeping the flow of music through KRFP, including the fantastic music of Northwest.

Our address is  114 E. 3rd St., Moscow, ID 83843.