Luke Taylor

Stories by Luke Taylor

The Current's founding Program Director Steve Nelson gets ready for his next adventure

In 2005, Steve Nelson was the founding program director of The Current, responsible for getting the station off the ground and for hiring people like Mary Lucia, Bill DeVille and Jill Riley. Now, Nelson is off to a new role at National Public Radio. Before clearing out his desk, Nelson joined Brian Oake (whom he's known since 1992) and Jill Riley (whom he's known since 2005, when he hired her to work at The Current) to reminisce about past radio stations and about the early days at The Current.