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Paul Carter

Paul Carter
Operations Coordinator; Afternoon Announcer

Paul has been a part of Moody Radio since 1975. He grew up in northeast Ohio attending Central Christian High School and then Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy. He began working for Moody Radio part-time as an announcer. After a few years at Moody Radio in Chattanooga, he returned to Moody Radio in Cleveland. Paul is currently the operations coordinator and afternoon announcer.

Paul and his wife, Becky, attended Moody Bible Institute where Paul earned a degree in Communications. They have three children, enjoy gardening and their grandchildren. They have a desire to pass on to the next generation what God has taught them by way of teaching Sunday School, men’s and women’s ministries and discipleship.

Brian Dahlen  Brian Dahlen
Morning Program Host

Brian taught history at a public high school near Minneapolis, where he was co-host and producer of a weekly radio program. After teaching six years and graduating with a master's degree in education, Brian joined Moody Radio in Chicago. While working as a radio host, producer, and co-host of a weekly podcast, Brian also served as adjunct professor of communications at Moody Bible Institute. He is co-host of  Brian and Kathleen Mornings.  He lives with his wife and five children in Broadview Heights, Ohio.
Ron Eastwood

 Ron Eastwood
Announcer

Ron is a life-long resident of Medina, Ohio with one exception.  For 18 months he "suffered" on the tropical island of Guam serving with Trans World Radio.  Ron graduated from Geneva College with a degree in Speech Communications and Broadcasting.  He has worked at nearly every instance of Christian radio in the market over the last 30 years, and has been a proud member of the WCRF staff since 2003.  

In addition to engineering Mornings with Brian and Kathleen, Ron spends the overnight hours moving boxes for a major shipping company (UPS).  Ron is married and has three adult children and two grandchildren (so far).

  Cindi Ferrini
Announcer

Born and raised in the Cleveland area, Cindi recorded her first segment for Pause for Prayer on June 15, 1998. With her husband, Joe, they speak nationally for FamilyLife Weekend to Remember where they speak on various topics such as marriage, family, special needs, developing leaders, discipleship, and more. Their My Marriage Matters spot has been heard on WCRF since September 2011. Cindi has written a number of books, enjoys blogging, sewing, sipping on Café’ Vienna, and adores her family. She has two married daughters, two son-in-laws, a son with special needs, and amazing grandkids.

 

Doug Hainer

Doug Hainer
Chief Engineer

After high school, Doug was challenged to go to Bible college to see what the Lord had for him. There he learned about missionary radio! Doug enrolled in electronics school, and several years later began serving the Lord on the island of Guam with Trans World Radio. 

His next assignment was at a Christian radio station in eastern Pennsylvania, where he met and married his wife, Penny. In 1990, the Lord led them to Cleveland, where Doug now serves as the chief engineer for Moody Radio WCRF and the four associated repeater stations. Doug and Penny have two daughters. 

Scott Krus

Scott Krus
Station Manager

Scott Krus is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute and studied Communications at Illinois Central College while holding various responsibilities at WPEO in Peoria. He worked for WUSN Radio in Chicago before being hired as the Station Manager of WBNH in Peoria, Ill., where he served for 16 years. 

Scott came to Moody Radio in 2008 as the Manager of Network Services and later held the title of Manager of Integrated Marketing. He and his wife, Kirsten, have two children, Tory Beth and Jon. 
  Jannelle Nevels
Announcer

Jannelle is a native of the Dominican Republic from the Providence, RI. She attended Oberlin College and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, where she earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and met her husband. They have been happily married since 1999. She has been hosting for Pause for Prayer since 2012 and shares helpful tidbits on her monthly Parenting Segment on Brian and Kathleen Mornings. The Lord led Jannelle to homeschool her 6 children while pregnant with her oldest son. In addition to teaching her kids, she manages the family's real estate business, enjoys serving at her church, Christ Community Chapel in Hudson, blogging, encouraging, and motivating other women, especially if it’s over a hot coffee.
  Hannah Nitz
Announcer

Since she was a kid, Hannah has listened to Moody Radio Cleveland. She loves being a fill-in for Brian and Kathleen Mornings and is known on-air for her love of Cleveland sports and loud laugh. Hannah runs Marketing and Event Management for Authentic Intimacy with Dr. Juli Slattery. She also heads up The Eternal Optimist, a marketing group that helps entrepreneurs with their personal branding. Hannah and her husband Caleb feel called to live, lead, and grow within the city of Akron where they live.
  Kelly Reiter
Communication Specialist

Kelly was born and raised in Indiana. She is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana earning a double major in Media Communication and Vocal Performance. After graduating, Kelly joined Moody Radio in Chicago as a Promotions Assistant for Karl and June Mornings and as a Production Assistant for Ministry of the Week with Jon Hemmer and Equipped with Chris Brooks. Kelly is currently the Communication Specialist for Brian and Kathleen Mornings and Moody Radio Cleveland.
Mike Reynolds

Mike Reynolds
Announcer

Mike's passion for music began at an early age and continued through his teen years. Mike went to Kent State University to become a recording engineer. Within the first few weeks after volunteering at the campus station and starting a Christian music show, his major was decided upon.

In addition to Mike’s part-time work at Moody Radio, he works at a Christian bookstore. He’s been a Christian since 1984, when he accepted Christ at a Petra concert. He met his wife Kelly in college.

 Nancy Turner

Nancy Turner
Program Host

Nancy’s radio career started in high school – unbeknownst to her, it would go on to span decades, stations, and positions.
You may have even seen her appear on telethons and Country Music Today! She was nominated as one of the top 4 DJ's in major markets for 3 years straight during her years of working with legends of Country music such as Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Alabama, and Shania Twain. For the past 10 years she has loved hosting the program and podcast, "This is The Day", as well as numerous programs on Moody Radio and Moody Radio Nashville.

She loves spending time with her daughter, her family, her dog and in the great outdoors, especially with buttermilk doughnuts and a hot cup of coffee!

Kathleen Ferrini Kathleen Zion
Morning Program Host

Kathleen grew up in Cleveland and has been active in theatre and media for more than fifteen years. After graduating from Wright State with a fine arts degree, Kathleen moved to Chicago to study improvisation and comedy at the Second City Conservatory program. While in Chicago, Kathleen also studied in a creative writing program and worked with a variety of sketch comedy groups.  Kathleen is co-host of Brian and Kathleen Mornings and is married to Nathan.
   
   
   
   
   
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