Bachelor's degree in humanities, University of Colorado Boulder.

Professional background:
Aaron "Loki" Johnson joined Colorado Public Radio in 2014. A co-founder of the University of Colorado Boulder’s station, Radio 1190, he worked with the student-run station for more than a decade. Known on stage as "Ukulele Loki," Aaron  leads a circus-style indie rock band called the Gadabout Orchestra, emcees for burlesque and circus shows and produces the Denver County Fair "Freakshow." He has worked as a seventh-grade teacher in Denver Public Schools, a host and emcee for the Downtown Denver Partnership and a music instructor at Swallow Hill Music.

Aaron was named one of 100 Colorado Creatives, as well as Best Sideshow Performer, by "Westword." In 2004, he received the Circus historical Society's Candlelight Award for his work as a preserver of the American circus.