About Us

Overview:

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film.

Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on Twitter & Instagram at ViewpointsRadio.

Viewpoints is an entertaining, highly-produced, contemporary radio magazine with two major stories weekly. Each week, Viewpoints features interviews with guests that have expertise and real-world experience regarding current events, social commentary, entertainment and more. The program is currently airing on 700+ radio stations across the country reaching over 3 million listeners each week. Sign-up to become an affiliate and check out our sister show, Radio Health Journal.

Meet the producer & hosts:

AMIRAH ZAVERI

Amirah earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and after graduation worked in public relations in Chicago. Now, she’s delving back into journalism as the new producer of Viewpoints and is passionate about a myriad of topics ranging from social and environmental issues to food and economics.

MARTY PETERSON

Marty became co-host of Viewpoints in 2008 and brings a unique background to the program. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Northwestern University, Marty entered the broadcast field in 2003, and since then has done numerous projects for outlets including National Geographic, The History Channel and the Weather Channel. She also serves on the Women’s Board of a variety of non-profit organizations including the Field Museum, the Lincoln Park Zoo, and Northwestern University.

GARY PRICE

Viewpoints co-host Gary Price is a veteran radio programmer and voice-over talent. He has been the program director of legendary stations such as WOKY/Milwaukee and Chicago’s WLS-FM, WCFL, WTMX, and WMET, as well as operations director for Infinity’s WJJD-WJMK. Recently, Gary has done numerous projects for outlets including the United Nations, NASA, the Smithsonian Institution, and the New York Stock Exchange.

EVAN ROOK

Evan writes and produces Culture Crash—the weekly segment that explores trends in American culture relating to entertainment, film, television, music, etc. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Evan can often be found at local movie theaters, checking out the newest releases and passionately debating them with friends.