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Ja'Naye Payne

Associate Director of Philanthropy

Credit: Austen Diamond

Ja’Naye received her BS in communications and MPA from the University of Utah. Ja’Naye cut her teeth in public radio as a Production Assistant with KCPW, then joined KUER in 2007 as part of a growing fundraising team.

Throughout her tenure at the station she has filled different rolls from general development support to Sponsorship Sales, Director of Development and now Associate Director of Philanthropy for KUER and PBS Utah.

Her passions include cooking, traveling whenever possible, and drinking great coffee while listening to KUER.