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Chief Executive Officer, Nevada Public Radio


Job Opening: Chief Executive Officer

Nevada Public Radio, Las Vegas, NV

Job Description:
The Board of Directors of Nevada Public Radio (NVPR) seeks an experienced leader to be the next CEO for this two-station, Dual Licensed (News and Classical format stations), NPR service to the Las Vegas area. Nevada Public Radio also operates Desert Companion, a successful regional lifestyle magazine.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, experienced and enthusiastic leader with strong fundraising, journalistic and business management skills.

Candidate Profile:
We will consider candidates who most clearly demonstrate the skills and characteristics of the Candidate Profile. For more detail, please visit the posting where you submit your application at

Job Description:
Nevada Public Radio has retained Livingston Associates to assist in this search. For consideration, please visit and submit a letter of introduction responsive to this profile and including your vision for the future of NVPR and why you will be the ideal person to lead the organization in achieving that vision, as well as a resume.

Date for full consideration: February 2, 2020.
Inquiries are welcome. Contact Livingston Associates at (410) 243-1974.

About Nevada Public Radio:
Nevada Public Radio is NPR in Las Vegas. A growing audience relies on their broadcast, print and digital distribution channels for a unique mix of local, national, and international news; entertainment and cultural content.

Nevada Public Radio was established in 1975 as an independent, not-for-profit, public benefit corporation. NVPR signed on the air in 1980 with one station serving the Las Vegas area as Nevada’s first National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate station. For nearly four decades, NVPR has remained true to its mission to enhance the quality of life and foster civic engagement by informing, educating and inspiring a growing audience through public media – including content on-air, in print and online.

Their broadcast network includes two FM stations serving the Las Vegas metropolitan area – News 88.9 KNPR and Classical KCNV 89.7. NVPR now serves a population of more than 2.7-million people and has a weekly audience in excess of 190,000. NVPR is the publisher of the award-winning Desert Companion monthly magazine and the producer of KNPR’s State of Nevada.

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