Posts Tagged ‘Pacifica’

Will WPFW Move to Silver Spring?

In 22 days, WPFW-FM has to move to a new home. But as of now, as it became clear at a contentious meeting on Saturday, the music and progressive talk station may not have a new home to move to.
Officially, WPFW and its parent, the Berkeley, Calif.-based Pacifica Foundation, have agreed to a sublease from [...]

WPFW Staff Declare No Confidence in GM

Staffers and volunteer programmers at WPFW, the D.C. "jazz and justice" radio station that is also Washington City Paper's neighbor one floor below, have declared no confidence in the station's general manager John Hughes, they announced in a press release this evening:
“Mr. Hughes has shown a willingness to circumvent station bylaws, ignore process, and demonstrated [...]

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 [...]

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