Skip to main content

Lian Dolan

Radio talk show host; Born: 1966

Headshot of Lian Dolan


  • B.A. Classics, Pomona College, 1987

Lian Dolan is the youngest of the "Satellite Sisters", five now grown-up sisters who decided to create a weekly radio show as a way to reconnect and to talk about issues that they feel are important to women. Their program, first aired in April 2000, is the fasted-growing new program on NPR and can be heard all around the nation (in Salem at 91.5 FM, Saturdays at 11am).

After receiving her Classics degree, Lian Dolan worked as writer/producer for various sporting goods manufacturers. The head writer for the "Satellite Sisters" program, Dolan is also a freelance writer whose material has appeared in national magazines like O, The Oprah Magazine and Good Housekeeping. She is married, has two young boys, and now lives in Pasadena, CA.

Willamette University

Classical Studies

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6077 voice
503-370-6944 fax