Where I've Worked
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
WAMU-The Diane Rehm Show
Launched national distribution of the Diane Rehm Show.
Recruited initial stations, monitored audience development.
Produced program segments on politics, book interviews and other topics.
The American University