People

  • Managing Editor, "The State of Things"/ Host, "Embodied"

    Anita Rao is the Managing Editor and regular host for The State of Things, WUNC's daily, live talk show that features the issues, personalities and places of North Carolina. She hosts the recurring series and podcast

  • Host, "All Things Considered"

    Fed up with the frigid winters of her native state, Catherine was lured to North Carolina in 2006. She grew up in Wisconsin where she spent much of her time making music and telling stories. Prior to joining WUNC, Catherine hosted All Things...

  • Feature News Editor/ Co-Host, "Tested" Podcast

    Dave DeWitt is WUNC's Feature News Editor. As an editor, reporter, and producer he's covered politics, environment, education, sports, and a wide range of other topics.

    Dave is also the founding host of "

  • Host, "Morning Edition"

    Eric Hodge hosts WUNC’s broadcast of Morning Edition, and files reports for the North Carolina news segments of the broadcast. He started at the station in 2004 doing fill-in work on weekends and All Things Considered.

    In August 2004, he...

  • Host, "The State of Things"

    Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa,...

  • Back Porch Music Announcer & Operations

    Freddy is a North Carolina native. He came to Chapel Hill to attend UNC-CH in 1978 and has called it home since. He began working at WUNC in 1979 as a work-study student recording features, working on Listen Magazine (the station's...

  • Capitol Bureau Chief/ Host, "WUNCPolitics Podcast"

    Jeff Tiberii first started posing questions to strangers after dinner at La Cantina Italiana, in Massachusetts, when he was two-years-old. Jeff grew up in Wayland, Ma., an avid fan of the Boston Celtics, and took summer vacations to Acadia...

  • Executive Producers and Hosts, "The People's Pharmacy"

    In 1976, when The People's Pharmacy® was originally published, it was one of the first books providing drug and health information to consumers. It went on to become a number one bestseller. Since then, Joe and Terry Graedon have gone on to...

  • Race and Southern Culture Reporter/Co-Host, "Tested" Podcast

    Leoneda Inge is WUNC’s race and southern culture reporter, the first public radio journalist in the South to hold such a position. She explores modern and historical constructs to tell stories of poverty and wealth, health and food culture,...

  • Political Reporter

    Rusty Jacobs is a politics reporter for WUNC. Rusty previously worked at WUNC as a reporter and substitute host from 2001 until 2007 and now returns after a nine-year absence during which he went to law school at Carolina and then worked as an...

  • Weekend Host / Announcer