Roger LaMay

WXPN General Manager, NPR Board Member

A 30+-year broadcast veteran, Roger LaMay joined WXPN in January 2003 and is responsible for the overall operations of the station including fundraising, programming, and marketing. During his tenure, WXPN forged a long-term partnership/distribution agreement with NPR and NPR Music, moved and expanded its annual summer music festival, and launched its popular Free at Noon live weekly concert series. Additionally, under LaMay's leadership the station completed construction of the station's state-of-the –art studio and headquarters that opened in 2004 in a unique partnership with World Cafe Live, the performance venue named for WXPN's flagship program that is located in the same building; and acquired a new Central Pennsylvania-based transmitter, effectively doubling the station's geographical broadcast coverage.

LaMay is a Member Director of the NPR Board. Previously, he served as general manager and news director of Fox29/WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. He holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Skidmore College.