Staff Directory

Dr. Jerold Gruebel

President and CEO

Dr. Jerold Gruebel, (B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is president and CEO of Network Knowledge, a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, and is the...

Dr. Ed Strong

Director of Advancement

Dr. Ed Strong serves Network Knowledge as Director of Advancement following a lengthy career in higher education. He guides activities in planned giving, foundation and corporate support and major gifts.

Ethan Auby

Master Control Operator

Mary Jane Bates

Administrative Assistant to the President/Business Manager

Mary Jane Bates has been with the station for more than 25 years assisting with everything from development to event planning.

Steve Boll

Studio & Field Maintenance Engineer

Tim Boll

Master Control Operator & Assistant Engineer

Stephanie Cole

Director of National Programming & Traffic

Stephanie has been with the station since 1995 where she began in Master Control. Since then, she's done just about every job at the station, but currently works in programming (where her heart lies!)

Becky Cramblit

Producer / Public Information

John Deemer

Field Maintenance Engineer

Meredith Dumyahn

Producer Director, Master Control & Assistant to the Traffic

Meredith Dumyahn has a BA in Communications from the University of Illinois at Springfield. There she worked in the Office of Electronic Media doing everything from running master control to directing. After college she got a part-time job in...


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