A native of the Twin Cities, Jake landed in Colorado Springs by way of a philosophy degree at Colorado College. During his time at CC, he pursued an interest in radio as a DJ and then as manager at the school's student radio station, The SOCC. After graduating in the Spring of 2012, Jake went on to intern with KRCC's The Big Something, where he began to hone his skills as an editor, interviewer, researcher and writer--skills which he put to use first as a producer of KRCC's Off Topic, and more recently as co-producer and host of 2014-2016's Wish We Were Here and previous to that, The Big Something Radio Programme. Jake now oversees production of our music program, Air Check. Jake is a firm believer that public radio is an oasis of journalistic and intellectual integrity in today's hyper saturated media landscape, and he hopes to be a part of it for a long time to come.