Al Bartholet

Executive Director

Al Bartholet was named Executive Director of WMRA/WEMC Public Radio on July 1, 2013. Previously, Al was Executive Director and General Manager of WKSU, Kent State University’s public radio station.  He was promoted to that position in 1999 after serving as WKSU’s Director of Development for 18 years. An invited speaker who has led workshops at public radio conferences in Seattle; Washington, D.C.; Tucson; Portland; New Orleans; and many other cities in the United States, Al also served on the boards of DEI and PRIMA, two national organizations devoted to the advancement of public media. He was awarded grants to support his work in developing new fundraising ideas for WKSU and other public radio stations around the country and recently completed WKSU’s “Sound of the Future” campaign in which he raised more than $3.2 million for digital conversion and other station initiatives.

A 1976 graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management, Al was personally recognized in 1999 by Kent State’s Alumni Association when he was honored with the prestigious Special Achievement Award, given to those Kent State graduates who have made a significant impact in their chosen professions.

WMRA
3:22 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Charlottesville Sustainability Summit - June 21

Saturday afternoon, June 21st, WMRA is hosting the next Sustainability Summit in Charlottesville. You are invited to join us at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities as we begin to craft the future for WMRA. What goals do you think we should pursue... and how can we get there together?

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CAC
12:52 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

CAC Meeting - May 15

The next Community Advisory Council meeting will be held at the WMRA conference room on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 7:30am to 9:00am.

Summit
4:07 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

WMRA Sustainability Summit - Staunton

Saturday afternoon, May 17th, WMRA is hosting the second in a series of Sustainability Summits. This is a forum to share your ideas on how our community can sustain the future of WMRA.

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WEMC
2:53 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

WEMC Listener Survey

Because we value your support and opinions, we invite you to help WEMC serve you better by completing this brief but important survey.

The survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Thank you.

Al Bartholet
Executive Director WEMC & WMRA

Forum
11:35 am
Thu February 6, 2014

WMRA and WEMC Sustainability Summit

Saturday afternoon, March 8, WMRA and WEMC will host a Sustainability Summit. We are inviting the Harrisonburg community to come together to exchange ideas on the future direction of your public radio stations. These are your stations... this is your community...  this is your opportunity to keep public radio viable for the future.

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WMRA
11:24 am
Mon October 21, 2013

WMRA Listener Survey Results

More than 400 individuals participated in WMRA’s electronic survey, which was completed in September. Thank you!

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