Sunday, January 27 at 4:00 pm

Speaker Series: Martin Miller on Broadcast Media and the Political Divide

The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is pleased to welcome Martin Miller, CEO and General Manager of New England Public Radio, to its Speaker Series on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  Miller will discuss how broadcast media and decisions made at the federal level about media have contributed to the vast political divide in our country and why non-commercial media are more important than ever.

Photo: Joyce Skowyra/NEPR

Martin Miller has been CEO and General Manager of New England Public Radio (NEPR) since 1995.  During his tenure at NEPR, its audience and annual budget have almost doubled, and the station has grown from just WFCR 88.5FM to a thirteen station network with three program services, a website, and active social media presence.

Under his leadership the station moved into state-of-the-art headquarters in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts in 2014 and re-opened the renovated Five College Studios in Hampshire House on the UMass Amherst campus in 2016.

Before coming to New England Public Radio, Martin served in a number of capacities over a ten year period for WGBH Radio.  During his career he has earned multiple awards including the prestigious Ohio State Award.

He currently serves on the board of the Board of the Springfield Central Cultural District, and he is as an SJC qualified mediator Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Miller studied trombone at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he earned a BFA and MFA in Music Education.



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