Resume

Where I've Worked

Aug 19-Present

WMFE WMFV

Interim President and General Manager

Additional responsibilities including major gift fundraising, membership, finance and administration and overseeing outsourced sponsorship sales department.

Currently working to renovate financial reporting systems. Working with Board of Directors Development Committee to increase the number of $1,200+ donors. Meeting with civic leaders to build on legacy of previous President to ensure smooth transition to new leadership

2019-Present

WMFE and WMFV

Director of Content and Audience Development

Overseeing programming and operations to grow audience. Generate enthusiasm for our special initiatives, increase news content and monitor results. Revamped program schedule to grow younger and more diverse audiences on the weekends and reduce costs and elongate time spent listening on weekdays.

Manage news department including hosts, investigative reporters and general assignment staff. Enhanced WMFE’s position as the nation’s Space Station.

2016 – 2018

Bromo Arts and Entertainment District

Executive Director

Direct organization’s economic development activities.
Consult with arts organizations and businesses on site selection, renovation forecasts.
Provide professional development opportunities in fundraising, business management and marketing/branding activities.

2002-2015

WTMD 89.7/Towson University Public Media

General Manager and Executive Director

Over responsibility for founding and growing Baltimore’s AAA Station. Built new state of the art broadcast and community center; grew revenues by 10 fold; managed 25 staff; created Towson University Public Media management company.

2000-2002

Pacifica Radio Foundation

National Program Director

Senior-level responsibility for national programming, broadcast operations and digital.
Board Reporting responsibility.
Managed 20 employees and dotted line reporting from station program directors.
Managed crisis communications program during union grievance process.
Served as primary public spokesperson for programming.

1995-2000

NPR

Program Operations Manager/Marketing Manager

Responsible for program clearances and industry marketing.

Managed NPR’s programming committee.
Served on pricing task force that transitioned to an audience based revenue model.
Coordinated talent activities including escorting Diane Rehm on her first book tour.

1995

WAMU-The Diane Rehm Show

Producer/Marketing Director

Launched national distribution of the Diane Rehm Show.
Recruited initial stations, monitored audience development.
Produced program segments on politics, book interviews and other topics.

Education

1984

The American University

BA Major: Communications/Minor: Political Science

Management Skills

Strategic Planning

97%

Human Resources

93%

Financial Reporting

90%

IRS-FCC-CPB Compiance

95%

Radio Skills

Hosting

86%

Editing

95%

Reporting

93%

Writing

93%

Programming

95%

Editorial Management

96%

Fundraising Skills

Pitching

100%

Membership Programs

95%

Major Giving

91%

Sustaining Memberships

93%

Underwriting Sales Management

93%