VERMONT PUBLIC SVP/Content material SARAH ASHWORTH is becoming a member of WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO as Director, starting JULY seventeenth. Retired UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE Vice Chancellor for College Relations and Communications TOM LULJAK has been serving as Interim Director since 2021.
“The breadth of SARAH’s background — together with producing, reporting and modifying roles at MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO and VERMONT PUBLIC — mixed together with her expertise as a frontrunner who applied organizational change was compelling,” stated Instructional Communications Board Govt Director MARTA BECHTOL. “Her document of collaborating with employees on huge initiatives and her dedication to serving a statewide viewers stood out.”
“This was a difficult determination with a really aggressive subject of candidates,” stated WISCONSIN PUBLIC MEDIA Director HEATHER REESE. “We’re wanting ahead to working with Sarah and are assured that she shall be a profitable accomplice to employees and management as we proceed to construct our service for the individuals of WISCONSIN.”
“Public media is an thrilling place to be proper now,” stated ASHWORTH. “The work we do strengthens communities and democracy and is required greater than ever. I sit up for working to construct a robust WPR that connects much more deeply with communities and one which welcomes and represents much more Wisconsinites in its service.”