Posts Tagged ‘Arlene Engelhardt’

No Justice, No Jazz?

There were plenty of things that made Monday night's town-hall event hosted by the aggrieved volunteer programmers of WPFW surreal. Several minutes in, Jay Winter Nightwolf, the host of the "jazz and justice" station's Friday 7 p.m. block, slipped on a Native American headdress and read a list of grievances and demands. Programmers related horror stories about [...]

More Staff Turmoil at WPFW

WPFW, the D.C. outpost of the peaceful-sounding Pacifica Radio network, is famous for office politics that are anything but peaceful.
The latest carnage at the progressive jazz-and-politics station: Station Manager Grigsby Hubbard and Program Director Bob Daughtry were both given the axe yesterday during the D.C. visit of Pacifica Foundation Executive Director Arlene Engelhardt.
"We needed a [...]