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Puget Sound Public Radio [PSPR], KUOW Board Of Directors Application 2024

Thank you for your interest in joining KUOW PSPR Board of Directors!

This information will be shared with the recruitment committee for review and consideration. The board is seeking and prioritizing community members with the skills and experience in: Finance, Digital/Web, and Arts & Education.

Puget Sound Public Radio is the not-for-profit corporation that operates KUOW Public Radio on behalf of the University of Washington, which holds the station’s broadcasting license.

The KUOW PSPR Board of Directors (KUOW Board) provides oversight of KUOW’s strategic direction and financial sustainability to identify future directions, ensures the organization meets its goals and stays aligned with its mission. It acts a sounding board and avenue for transparency for the station’s management team. Board members act as advocates and ambassadors on behalf of the station with the community.

The Board does not influence the editorial direction or content produced and published by the journalists. The KUOW Board is comprised of 20-27 directors who serve up to three terms of three years each. All Directors serve on at least one committee, the Board currently has five Committees. Read more about our Board structure and Board composition via our one-page informational below.

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Board of Directors' Informational.pdf

KUOW/PSPR Board of Directors
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"We work every day in service of our mission to create and serve a more informed public which we see as foundational to thriving communities, a vibrant democracy and a better future. We are in the midst of transformative changes in society, in media, in journalism, technology and communication.

If KUOW's role as a trusted storyteller and a means of empowering our communities is to prevail, then your insights, advice and partnership will be invaluable to us realizing our goals."

Caryn G. Mathes, President & General Manager