Jen Hitt

Fundraising Producer

Jen joined Colorado Public Radio in 2018 as the Music Librarian Assistant and produced content for CPR Classical through March 2021. Currently she helps produce on-air membership campaigns.
Professional background:
Jen began her work in public radio at WAMU in Washington, D.C., in 2005. Through 2011, Jen was the Music Content Manager/Program Director for WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. Jen’s radio show, Capital Americana, aired on WAMU from 2008-2015.

A professional singer and guitar player, Jen released her latest full length album, "Amphibious Heart," in 2015. From 2011-2016, Jen lived in Austin, Texas, where she performed solo and with ensembles, including the GRAMMY-winning Conspirare. Currently, Jen sings with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Temple Emanuel, performs solo and teaches at Swallow Hill Music.

Bachelor of Arts in music: voice and composition, Rice University; Master of Music, media writing and production, University of Miami
Jen led WAMU's Bluegrass Country to win the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters HD Radio Multicast Award