Shawna Sprowls

Community Development Director for KGNU Community Radio

Shawna Sprowls has worked in community radio for close to 20 years. She has served as a program director, membership director and station manager and is now the community development director for KGNU Community Radio. She served on the board of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters and is a staunch advocate for community broadcasting.

A graduate of the University of Idaho, Shawna relocated to Crested Butte, Colo., in 1996 and has made her home in Colorado ever since. She began in community radio as a volunteer programmer at KBUT in Crested Butte, working her way up through the ranks to manage the station years later, after a two-year stint in Carbondale as general manager of KDNK.

Shawna moved to the front range seven years ago at KGNU Community Radio. She has worked as membership director and community development director at KGNU, and is active on several committees and with the regional collective Rocky Mountain Community Radio.

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