Program Director

Posted On: January 28, 2021

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: WBAI Radio

Company Description

The Pacifica Foundation is a mission-driven, non-profit, member-supported organization that operates exclusively for educational purposes (arts, culture, music, news andLong Ad: public affairs), with none of the net earnings benefiting any member of the Foundation. Providing free speech, peace and social justice radio that serves as an alternative to corporate broadcasting and conventional public radio, WBAI Radio, which was established in 1959, is one of the five stations in the Pacifica Network. WBAI serves the greater metropolitan New York City region and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. The other four Pacifica stations broadcast in Washington D.C. (WPFW); Houston, TX, (KPFT ); Berkeley, CA. (KPFA); and Los Angeles, CA. (KPFK). In addition, redistributed Pacifica Network programs are broadcast from approximately 200 affiliate stations located in colleges and communities throughout the United States. The Pacifica Radio Archives, recognized as the oldest public radio archive in the United States, is an unduplicated resource that has documented more than five decades of grassroots political, cultural, and performing arts history.

Job Description


PACIFICA RADIO STATION, WBAI-New York, 99.5 FM, is searching for a Program Director to supervise WBAI's on air program format, assure FCC compliance and oversee on-air fund drives among other responsibilities. WBAI, one of five stations in the Pacifica Foundation network, is a mission-driven, member-supported, non-commercial station that broadcasts arts, culture, music, news and public affairs. Providing alternatives to corporate broadcasting and conventional public radio, WBAI also streams and its archived programs can be heard at

Salary $57,500.00 - $65,000.00 annually - commensurate with experience.


To Apply

The complete job description is posted at and Please submit a detailed letter of interest and a resume to by March 31st, 2021.