KZMU Staff

Marty Durlin | Manager

Known as a pioneer in community radio, Marty moved to Moab in April 2015 to manage KZMU. During her 20-year stint at the helm of KGNU Boulder/Denver, she also served as Chair of the Pacifica National Board of Directors and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. With Cathy Melio of WERU in Maine, she cofounded the Grassroots Radio Coalition, which has held yearly conferences since 1996. Marty also worked as an editor at High Country News in Paonia and writes and produces her own musical plays. Oh, and she plays the accordion.

Bob Owen | Chief Engineer

Bob landed in Moab in 1992, and heard the first broadcast day for KZMU. No better radio than community radio! Besides filling the engineer position at KZMU, Bob has also served on the KZMU Board of Trustees and does a music show, Horizon Line, every Wednesday from noon to 2.

Serah Mead | Music Director

Serah Mead  became KZMU’s Music Director in late September 2015.  Serah has lived in Moab for five years and came here to intern for Community Rebuilds, where she later worked as associate director. She is co-founder of Third Space Moab, a collaborative studio that supports low-cost and DIY arts.

Serah has a BFA in graphic design from California College of the Arts and an associates degree from College of Mateo, where she interned at KCSM, a Bay Area jazz station. She is a self-proclaimed “obsessive listener” of music, ranging from heavy metal to classical to jazz to indie folk.

Kik Grant | Accountant/Administrative Assistant

Kik became KZMU’s accountant/administrative assistant the beginning of June, 2016.  He is a Utah native that comes from all over the state (Logan, Parowan, Vernal, St George, and now Moab).  Kik has a bachelor’s accounting degree from Dixie State College, as well as, an associates degree in business administration. Before becoming an accountant, Kik spent many years working in retail management for various retailers, such as, Sears, WalMart, and Best Buy.  Kik is a self-proclaimed “geek” that enjoys everything from canning homemade crab apple jelly to hiking and camping in nature’s beauty.

Molly Marcello | News & Public Affairs Director

Molly Marcello,  a Moab resident and former staff writer for the Times Independent, will join Moab’s community radio station KZMU as News and Public Affairs Director. Molly covered stories such as corruption at the Moab City Police Department and state misappropriation of federal mineral lease funds in her three years at the TI, along with a diverse mix of local features and hard news. She also hosted “Tangled Roots,” a music program on KZMU focusing on early rhythm and blues, and occasionally contributed to the TI-KZMU collaboration, Times Top Five, featuring the most important local stories every week.  We are pleased to welcome Molly to KZMU as a staff member.