People

  • Production Director

    Chris Harwood grew up in Duluth, and as a high school student he was a volunteer announcer at KUMD.  He received a BA in Music from Macalester College in 1993, and an MA in Musicology from Columbia University in 2004.  Upon returning to Duluth...

  • Music Director, Webmaster

    Christine started her radio career at age 17 in her hometown of Sauk Centre, Minnesota. She first came to KUMD as a student news intern and announcer in 1987, then spent many years working in commercial radio in Duluth before returning to the...

  • Accountant and Business Operations

    Donna is a native of Duluth, Minnesota. She graduated in May 2004 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She joined the KUMD team in the summer of 1985 and manages administrative tasks including...

  • Director of Development and Public Relations

    Mimmu works with area businesses and organizations to get their important message in front of the KUMD audience. She is also in charge of the station’s membership, marketing and public relations efforts.  She has been with KUMD since 2008 after...

  • Station Engineer

    The man who keeps KUMD on the air everywhere was born in San Diego, CA, but grew up in Minneapolis. He studied industrial electronics and broadcasting at Minneapolis’ Brown Institute before moving to Duluth in 1967 to work as an engineer at...

  • Morning Announcer

    Lisa Johnson started her broadcast career anchoring the television news at her high school and spinning country music at KWWK/KOLM Radio in Rochester, Minnesota. She was a reporter and news anchor at KTHI in Fargo, ND (not to mention the host...

  • Program Director

    Program Director Maija Jenson invites you to share your programming comments or to get involved at the station. KUMD thrives on your involvement, through member support, volunteer efforts and community participation.  Maija joined the KUMD team...

  • College Music Director

    Quentin has been volunteering with KUMD since 2013 and started working as their College Radio Music Director summer of 2015.  Like many a college student, Quentin is a Duluth transplant by way of the Twin Cities; however, he says he plans to...

  • Station Manager

    Vicki has proclaimed to be pretty much a Kansas girl who grew up loving pond fishing, camping and almost any furry animal. The only thing she didn’t like about Kansas was the heat. Average summer temps were typically above 100 degrees. When she...