About | KNKX



Ranked as one of the most popular public radio stations in the nation, KNKX has been serving the Puget Sound Region with the very best in jazz, blues and NPR news since 1966.

Broadcasting from both Seattle and Tacoma and covering the Puget Sound Region as a whole. We pride ourselves as being the region's leading source of jazz, blues, and in-depth local and national news, avaliable 24 hours a day online, on your phone and on your radio.

We also provide a full-time streaming jazz service Jazz24. Broadcasting around the world, Jazz24 reaches a worldwide audience and further spreads the American music genre of jazz to new and old listeners alike.

We look to provide more than broadcasting in the traditional sense, and are broadening the content of KNKX to include all forms of media to better serve you, our listener and friend.

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KNKX delivers excellence in jazz, blues and news with stories that inspire, inform and connect our community.




Learn more about our management team and our plans to further provide the very best news, jazz, blues and more for Western Washington.

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Joey Cohn

General Manager

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Mary Dunaway

Dir. of Development

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Terell Hollins

Dir. of Finance

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Matt Martinez

Dir. of Content

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Justin Steyer

Dir. of Digital


KNKX woudn't be what it is without our amazing reporters, music hosts and everyone else behind the mic. Learn more about what makes KNKX the premier news and music source in Western Washington.

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KNKX's Board of Directors are responsible for the governance of our 501(c)(3) nonprofit group 'Friends of 88.5-FM.' The Board oversees the overall direction for KNKX management, evaluates the performance of KNKX, and provides oversight for our budget. Learn more about its members now.

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The KNKX Community Advisory Council gives us ability to serve the Puget Sound region effectively. Our Advisory Council meets on a quarterly basis and are open to the public.

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