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New voices on the air, more jazz coverage online

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KNKX is expanding its roster of jazz hosts and investing in more jazz coverage both on the air and online.

Robin Lloyd, jazz reporter

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Robin Lloyd

Robin Lloyd will bring her extensive knowledge of jazz and blues to a new position at KNKX. Over the years, Lloyd has written and produced many stories about music and the artists who make it.

"We are excited she will be able to do even more storytelling and reporting in this role," Carol Handley, KNKX's director of music programming, said. "This new position will help keep you informed about what’s happening in the world of jazz and deepen your connection to the music you love."

Lloyd is also the host of Jazz Caliente, which airs at 5 p.m. Saturdays. Tune in this weekend for great Latin Jazz.

Meet Steve Edwards

Steve Edwards
Steve Edwards

Originally from England, Steve Edwards has deep roots in jazz and soul. He hosted on-air at the BBC’s JazzFM in London, interviewing artists and cultivating community. He moved to the states to continue broadcasting, and his work in jazz and soul earned him induction into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2014.

Edwards will host Evening Jazz weeknights at 7, mixing classic and contemporary Jazz and blues. He starts Oct. 18.

Meet Terae Stefon

Terae Stefon
Terae Stefon

Born and raised in Seattle, Terae Stefon found his way into radio by volunteering at local community radio stations, eventually working as a producer and traffic reporter. You might have already heard him hosting weekend shows on KNKX's HD2 signal, Jazz24. Now you'll hear him during the week as well.

You can stream Jazz24 from your mobile device, or tell your smart speaker, "Play Jazz24."

"Both Steve and Terae will engage with the KNKX jazz community and contribute to our jazz storytelling as well," Handley added. "We’re excited about all these changes and the new ways they will let us engage with you."