Joanne MacIsaac

Membership Coordinator

After a number of years in the for-profit sector, Joanne decided that it was time to put more of her passion and inner voice behind her career and shifted her focus to nonprofit work.  Prior to joining the staff at KNAU in 2012, she worked for The Nature Conservancy, Maine Audubon, and The Vermont Community Foundation, gaining a strong and diverse background in project coordination, fundraising and nonprofit administration. Having grown up in a home where public media was a highly valued resource, she feels strongly about the importance of people investing in local public radio, and loves connecting with listeners and hearing what they enjoy and value about KNAU.

A native of New Hampshire, Joanne suffers from a bit of wanderlust and enjoys discovering new regions, communities, back roads and trails. She has lived in Maine, Vermont and Montana over the years, and traveled extensively camping, hiking and kayaking around New England and the Western US. When not at work, you'll find Joanne enjoying live music, baking, volunteering, working around her yard, taking photographs, and enjoying lots of outdoor adventures with her dog, Maddie.

KNAU and Arizona News
6:07 pm
Sun March 3, 2013

Live from Pledge Central - Day 3: 35% to Goal

Sunday morning phone volunteers from Xi Sigma Pi, the Forestry Honor Society at NAU, stike a "branching tree" pose

It’s Sunday afternoon on day 3 of the spring pledge drive. All the volunteers have gone home and the task of preparing for tomorrow is well underway. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:13 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Live from Pledge Central - Day 2: 24% to Goal

"Ah, the sweet sound of pledges!" - Volunteers from Sedona-Verde Valley Pride

Short pledge drive means two things—a shorter number of days for the drive as well as fewer hours on-air during the drive.  But what does that really mean?  Well, it means returning about 36 hours of programming to you AND continuous listening for our Classical Music and Diane Rehm fans.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:24 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

The Short Pledge Drive Was A Success!

Program Director and Announcer is just Brian Sanders' day job...

When KNAU made the commitment to a short fall pledge drive, we knew it was a bold experiment.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:25 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Live from Pledge Central - Day 4: 81% to Goal

Early morning pitching, Hawaiian style, in studio 1. Pictured left to right are Morning Edition Host, Janice Baker, Bob Glazar, Karen Kinne-Herman, and guest Aaron Ells of Team Run Flagstaff.

There's only one day left in KNAU's short fall pledge drive - a mere 5 hours of on-air fundraising - and just 19% of our goal left to raise! 

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:19 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Live from Pledge Central - Day 3: 64% to Goal

W.L. Gore morning shift volunteers, with KNAU General Manager, John Stark, and Morning Edition Host, Janice Baker, (pictured to the left and right of KNAU window logo).

Thanks to listener support, KNAU has already raised 64% of our goal in this SHORT fall pledge drive. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:00 am
Sun October 14, 2012

Pitch-Free Sunday and Another iPad Sweeps

Support the "Pitch-Free" Sunday! Pledge online by 6 pm today and entered for 5 chances to win an iPad!

What's that?  You don't hear the telephones ringing? 

That's right! As part of the SHORT fall pledge drive, KNAU is bringing you continuous programming today.
That means you'll hear Sunday Baroque, Weekend Edition Sunday and even Hearts of Space without pledge breaks.

And, as promised, we will be drawing a winning name for ANOTHER iPad on Sunday night. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:13 pm
Sat October 13, 2012

Live from Pledge Central - Day 2

"Call Now!!" KNAU phone volunteers, Saturday, 8 am

Who knew that Saturday morning "work" could be so much fun?!! 

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:00 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Live from Pledge Central - Day 1

KNAU cowgirls Jennifer Nelson, Stacy Murison, and Joanne MacIsaac say "yeehaw!" to the short pledge drive at 6:30 am Friday.

The first day of fall pledge drive at KNAU rode in with a Wild West theme. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:00 am
Fri October 12, 2012

$25,000 Challenge Kicks Off KNAU's Fall Pledge Drive

NOW is the time!  KNAU’s SHORT Fall Pledge Drive begins at 7:00 am today - Friday, October 12 - with a $25,000 listener challenge!

Show your support for the news, programming and classical music you value every day by leveraging the power of this fantastic challenge. 

Make a gift between 7 am and 9 am this morning, and your contribution will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000.  You will also be entered into ALL of the daily iPad sweepstakes as well as the grand prize sweeps!

KNAU and Arizona News
5:03 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

KNAU Pledges Shorter Membership Drive

KNAU has announced a shortened annual fall pledge drive, (insert cheering sounds). 

For many residents throughout Northern Arizona, KNAU provides one of the few sources for in-depth news and information as well as the only 24 hour classical music service.

With over 60% of KNAU’s operating funds coming from community support, the staff at KNAU knows that shortening the drive is a budgetary risk.

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