Meet the KVNE Crew

Troy Kriechbaum
President & CEO

Troy is responsible for overseeing the total operation of 89.5 KVNE and its sister station, 91.3 KGLY. This includes fundraising, budgeting, and general day-to-day operations.

Mike Harper
Vice President & KVNE Morning Show Host

Mike oversees the operations 89.5 KVNE and has the joy of serving as the Morning Show Host, on the air from 6-10 a.m. Mike is also responsible for not letting the office get too serious.

Amy Austin
Assistant Program Director & On-Air Host

Listen to Amy on the 89.5 KVNE Evening Show from 6 – midnight each weekday and from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Saturday. You can also hear Amy on KGLY from 4-6 p.m.

David Brock
Production Director & On-Air Host

David is in charge of everything production, from imaging pieces to promos. He hosts the Morning Show from 5:30 – 9 a.m. on 91.3 KGLY.

David Brock
Leah Coombs
Business Manager

Leah handles all aspects of the financial world. That includes pledges and anything related to our generous givers.

My Friend Fletch
Promotions & Outreach Coordinator

Fletch handles all of the Road Trips, plus all aspects of website maintenance and unpaid on-air announcements. You can also hear my friend Fletch on 89.5 KVNE Saturday and Sunday from 9 p.m. – midnight.

Gary Lesniewski
91.3 KGLY On-Air Host

Gary is responsible for handling all technical aspects of the broadcast operations, legal issues, and FCC compliance. You can also hear Gary on 91.3 KGLY from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Nikki Martinez
Music Director

If you hear a song on the air, it goes through Nikki. She also hosts the Midday Show from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on 89.5 KVNE and the Evening Show, 6-9 p.m., on 91.3 KGLY.

Susan O’Donnell
Program Director & On-Air Host

Anything that goes on the air for 89.5 KVNE and 91.3 KGLY goes through Susan. You can also hear Susan on KVNE’s Afternoon Show from 3-6 p.m.

Carrie Parsons
89.5 KVNE Morning Show Co-host

You can listen to Carrie attempt to keep Mike in line each morning from 6-10 a.m. on KVNE. Feel free to listen to Carrie from 1-4 p.m. on 91.3 KGLY. Carrie is also very instrumental in the Donor Relations Department.

Margie Shafer
Director of First Impressions

Besides having the best title of the bunch, Margie has the joy of meeting every person that comes through our door. Margie handles nearly all of the administrative duties for KVNE and KGLY.

Margie Shafer
Rodney Skyles
Director of Operations

Rodney is responsible for preparing financials, paying bills, making sure our buildings and grounds are well-maintained.

Rodney Skyles
Jill Smith
Director of Community Connections

Jill has the privilege of working with East Texas ministries, churches, community groups, and businesses. If it involves being in the community, Jill’s on it!

Jill Smith
Chad Stanley
Director of Development

The easiest way to describe what Chad does: It’s a fancy way to say he’s the guy who raises the money.

Staff photos are courtesy of Marc Bailey Photography.