Luncheon Meeting (Members and Guests)
Speaker: Duane Bradley, General Manager, KPFT.
Topic: "A Better Democracy through a More Diverse Media"
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (as related to position)
2002 to KPFT-FM (Pacifica Radio) - Houston, TX
Present General Manager
Successfully direct 13 paid staff members and 175 volunteer program producers.
Coordinate scheduling of 100 public affairs, news, music and information programs.
Spearhead highly effective fund-raising. Efforts regularly result in raising over $1,000,000 annually - the largest amounts in 47-year station history.
Manage creation and implementation of station budget annually.
Collaborate effectively with 24-member Board of Directors.
Work successfully with National Administrative Council of Pacifica Radio Network to meet mission of Pacifica Foundation.
Regularly participate, attend and speak at community events on behalf of station and network.
Facilitate staff efforts in digital/social media engagement.
Upgrade and develop technological resources and platforms to enable greater dissemination of programming and information content.
2001 to GREEN WATCH TELEVISION - Houston, TX
2002 Volunteer Production Crew Member / Correspondent
1990 to HOUSTON TAPING FOR THE BLIND - Houston
2001 Volunteer Engineer / Radio Reader (93-01
Radio Assistant / Production Engineer (1990 - 1992)
1989 to METRO TRAFFIC CONTROL - Houston, 1990 Producer - “Road Watch America”
1981 to KPFT-FM 90.1 - Houston, TX
1991 Program Director (1987 - 1989)
As program host of non-drive-time radio program, consistently ranked among Top 10 programs in generating funds for public radio.
Exceptional skills and ability to train volunteers led to more professional on-air sound quality.
Successfully oversaw technical and physical upgrades to broadcast studios as well as music and tape libraries.
Created, designed and implemented effective training program for volunteer staff.
Subscriptions Assistant (1986)
Volunteer Program Producer - “Spirit “ (1983 - 1991)
Volunteer - Layout, Paste-up, Folio, Pledge Drive Volunteer (1981 - 1983)
1980 JOHN CROWE PRODUCTIONS (fka Rainbow Productions) - Houston, TX Production Assistant
1978 KNFO FM - Waco, TX Music Director
1974 to KWBU FM - Waco, TX
1978 Program Producer / Traffic Manager
UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS – Houston, TX
Master of Arts, Faith and Culture – currently enrolled
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY - Waco, TX Bachelor of Arts, Oral Communications / Radio & Television - 1976