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Sarah Jane Crespo

Director of Community Engagement

Sarah Jane Crespo is the Director of Community Engagement at KMUW. She has worked at KMUW since 2010 in a variety of functions, from marketing to membership to accounting. Sarah Jane believes that public radio should empower listeners to take part in making their community the best it can be.

In her daily work, she leads the engagement department and plans and manages events such as Media Circus, Literary Feast and listener appreciation events. She is the creator and host of the monthly community conversation, Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap. As part of Engage ICT, Sarah Jane co-produced the public affairs program Kansas Women In Politics And The GOP, which was awarded honorable mention from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters in 2020.

On-air, she hosts middays on Thursdays and Fridays with shows like Here and Now, The BBC Newshour and Science Friday, and she serves as fill-in announcer. Sarah Jane has been an avid listener since her college days at Wichita State University.