Luncheon - Speaker

  • 23 Mar 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • 9950 Memorial Drive
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

 EDUCATION                       
 
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

 

 


 


  


         




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