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Dan Skinner
Executive Director and General Manager

Dan Skinner

Dan Skinner has more than 33 years of experience in all aspects of public radio, including more than 20 years as a general manager and in-depth knowledge of public-radio operations in university settings. He has a strong track record in fundraising, strategic planning, programming and community outreach.

Prior to arriving at WKSU, Skinner served as president and general manager of Texas Public Radio for six years, and he was also the general manager of Purdue University’s WBAA AM & FM for 14 years. His past experience in radio also includes program manager, music director and announcer. 

Skinner is a longtime advocate for public radio. He currently serves as the president of Public Radio in Mid-America (PRIMA) where he has been a member since 1995. The organization serves as a forum on issues in public radio, advancing the public radio industry and its services, and offering numerous professional-development opportunities. He also served as a past vice chair of the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, a statewide consortium of public television and radio stations.

He is currently on the board of the Akron Roundtable. Throughout his career, Skinner has been active in cultural and community organizations, including the Cultural Alliance of San Antonio, the World Affairs Council of San Antonio, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation and the Civic Theatre in Lafayette, Ind.

The Kansas native holds a bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University and a master’s degree from Ball State University.

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Amanda Rabinowitz, Local Host of Morning Edition and The Takeaway

Andrew Meyer, News Director

Ann VerWiebe, Marketing Associate

Catherine Tribuzzo, Account Clerk

Chuck Poulton, Senior LAN Administrator

Dan Skinner, Executive Director and General Manager

Dan Kuznicki, LAN Administrator

David Fuente, Promotion Liaison

Ele Ellis, Program Director

James D. Smith, Senior Sales Associate, Underwriting

Jeff St. Clair, Reporter/Producer, Local Host of All Things Considered

Joe Gunderman, Production Coordinator

Jon Nungesser, Producer

Joyce Adams, Membership Manager

Judy Yasenosky, Special Assistant

Kabir Bhatia, Reporter/Producer

Kandy Neal, Operations Coordinator

Kate Murray, Senior Sales Associate, Underwriting

Kevin Niedermier, Reporter/Producer

Linda Fahey, Senior Director of Content

Linda Moore, Accounting Specialist

M.L. Schultze, Reporter/Web Editor

Mark Pennell, Announcer / Producer

Mark Syroney, Director of External Affairs

Mary Ellen Powers, Fiscal Manager

Natalie Pillsbury, Associate Director of Advancement

Rick Cruz, Broadcast Engineer

Sherry Sommers, Senior Receptionist

Sue Underwood, Membership Specialist

Tim Smith, Senior Sales Associate, Underwriting

Tim Rudell, Reporter

Vivian Goodman, Reporter/Producer


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