About Valley Voices

Valley Voices is an arts and public affairs program that features diverse perspectives from the Upper Valley. Guests on the show have included Several Ambassadors, CEOs, and Thinktank directors,  all the New Hampshire gubernatorial candidates in 2012, the past three NH governors, food critic Ruth Reichl, Native American novelist Louise Erdrich, and presidential candidate Ron Paul. The program airs on Sundays at 7:00 am (WFRD, 99.3 FM) and 5:00 pm (WebDCR.com).

Executive Producer (Dec 2012-present), host (May 2013-May 2014), and contributor Mick Zloof is a member of the class of 2016. He is a Middle Eastern Studies and Geography modified with Economics double major. He is political correspondent and has been featured on the LiveFreeorDieAlliance.

Former Producer and host Liz Faiella is recent graduate of Dartmouth College.  She has interned with WNYC’s and Public Radio International’s arts and culture program Studio 360NHPR’s public affairs program The Exchange, and NHPTV’s New Hampshire Outlook.



Host Diana Simpson (May 2014- present) is a member of the class of 2016. She is an Anthropology major with an interest in Linguistics.

Former Host (March 2013- May 2013) Naomi Elias was a member of Dartmouth’s class of 2013. She is a Comparative Literature major and former intern at Amnesty International USA. She is a travel blogger and global health reporter whose work has been featured in Standpoint Magazine.



Chelsea Lim

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