Art Hughes, Executive Producer: Art is a veteran radio and multimedia journalist with extensive experience in public and community-based organizations as well as commercial media. Before joining Koahnic Broadcast Corporation in 2015, he worked as a web editor, maintaining the online presence and social media strategy for three Minneapolis-based publications at Dolan Media. Before that, Art was news director for an online and radio startup venture, BringMeTheNews.com. During his tenure the number of employees more than tripled and the online and on air reach grew exponentially at a time when many news organizations were contracting. For more than a dozen years, Art worked as a reporter and producer at Minnesota Public Radio covering everything from city meetings to natural disasters to immigrant communities.
Andi Murphy (Diné), Senior Producer: Andi’s journalism career started in 2011 at the Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun-News where she was a features and food writer. She joined Native America Calling in 2014 as the associate producer and has been covering Indigenous issues and news since. In 2017, she started the award-winning Toasted Sister Podcast, one of the only shows about Indigenous food. Andi is a freelance multimedia food journalist contributing to publications like New Mexico Magazine, Eater, and the podcast Proof by America’s Test Kitchen. Currently, Andi is the 2021-2022 Civil Eats Indigenous Foodways Fellow. In 2022, she started “The Menu,” a special, monthly Indigenous food show on Native America Calling.
Funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting