KZMU Staff

Serah Mead | Manager

Serah Mead  became KZMU’s Station Manager in late August 2018 after serving at Music Director for three years. She has been a DJ at the station since early 2014.  Serah has lived in Moab for 9 years off an on and came here to intern for Community Rebuilds, where she later worked as Associate Director. She is co-founder of Thirdspace Moab, a collaborative design company that offers creative consultation and design services.

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. A certified Change Leader with Utah Division of Arts and Museums, Serah believes in the power of the arts to make positive change in communities.

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.

Molly Marcello | News & Public Affairs Director

Molly Marcello,  a Moab resident and former staff writer for the Times Independent, joined 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.

Kik Grant | Accountant/Administrative Assistant

Kik became KZMU’s accountant/administrative assistant the beginning of June, 2016.  He is a Utah native who 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.

Josie Kovash | Music Director

Sonically sensitive Colorado Plateau native, Josie has been involved with both KZMU and the Moab Community since 2005. She’s been hooked on community radio since the mid 80s. Growing up she was a DJ and news producer at KOTO in Telluride, and in college spent many a night doing midnight shows in the basement studios of KZSU at Stanford University. She’s got bartender’s ears and uses this gift to pick the best of new music by day and shake up craft cocktails by night. The best new music can be heard on her weekly show “Dream Soup” every Thursday from 2-4.  We are excited to have Josie as a team member!