Wasatch Public Media (“WPM”) is a Utah non-profit corporation formed on September 12, 2007 for the sole purpose of acquiring KCPW from Community Wireless of Park City (“CW”), a Utah non-profit corporation. WPM began operating KCPW on May 1, 2008 through an operating agreement with CW. The purchase of KCPW was completed on September 24, 2008.
Current Board Members
Paul Bruno is a marketing and creative entrepreneur who fulfills the printing, promotional products and decorated apparel requirements for some of the most prestigious corporations and institutions in the Intermountain West through his company, Bruno Group Signature Events. Paul has actively participated as a volunteer and/or board member with several public entities over the past 35 years and was instrumental in expanding the reach and programming of one of Northern California’s premier public radio stations, KHSU. Upon relocation to Utah in 1984, Paul became a dedicated volunteer at KPCW and participated in the discussions and planning sessions that eventually lead to the formation of KCPW.
Tim grew up in Texas and California where he wrote stories for high school and college campus newspapers. He has been married 39 years to his wife, Cathy. Tim has been a Political Science professor at the U of U since 1988 where he teaches courses in Politics, Government and Law. He listens to public radio every day and is a news junkie. He has participated in programs on KCPW and KUER several times.
For the past decade, Glen has taught news writing, editing, environmental reporting and media ethics (among other courses) at the University of Utah. Prior to this, he spent more than 15 years as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in Nevada, Ohio, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Glen has advised the campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and served on the board of the Utah Headliners (professional) chapter of the SPJ. He is the Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Utah’s Department of Communication.
Dave joined the WPM board in 2014 and has been a public radio listener for over 30 years. He is the Director of Global Product Marketing for GE’s Surgery business, which is based in Salt Lake City. Born in Ohio, Dave lived in five different states as well as two cities in Germany before moving to Utah 14 years ago. He holds an MBA from Boston University and a B.S. from the United States Military Academy. With his wife and daughters he enjoys all the things Utah’s cultural and outdoor activities provide from the Ballet to the ski slopes.
John Miles joined the Board of Directors as the inaugural chair of the Friends of KCPW in 2009. He has been a KCPW listener and supporter since 2003. John has served as Chapter President for the National Treasury Employees Union, and Chair of the Weber County Democrats. Currently a Computer Systems Analyst for the federal government, John is a native of Ogden where he lives with his wife.
Steve joined the Wasatch Public Media board in July 2013. He has enjoyed public radio for years. As an early listener, he helped shape the BBC’s World Have Your Say as well as NPR’s Tell Me More and The Bryant Park Project. He works in web development and marketing. In his personal life, he enjoys running, eating Vietnamese food, and wearing bow ties. A proud Texan by birth, Steve is happy to live in Utah. After starting his undergraduate work at Penn State Abington, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Brigham Young University and a Master of Information Management from the University of Maryland.
Mark Wagner, Esq.
Mark is a shareholder of the Utah-based law firm VanCott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, P.C., and is Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. Mark received his J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, from the University of Utah College of Law (now the S.J. Quinney College of Law), and his B.S. degree, cum laude, in Business Management from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Mark was born in Papua New Guinea, and grew up in Chatham, Illinois. Mark later moved to Utah, where he has now lived a majority of his life. Mark began listening to public radio, in general, during college, and to KCPW, in specific, in 1993.
Mason is the Head Trader at Albion Financial as well serving as an Adjunct Professor of Finance in the Gore School of Business at Westminster College. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Westminster and a Bachelor of Science, Finance from the Gore School of Business. A long time listener and supporter of public radio, Mason enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter, as well as skiing and biking in the mountains.
Shundana Yusaf is an architectural historian at the University of Utah’s School of Architecture. She studied architecture at National College of Arts, Lahore, and architectural history at Harvard, MIT, and Princeton University. Shundana’s first book Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945 is the first detailed exploration of the fate of architecture in the age of wireless listening. She is now working on a book length architectural history of Utah from ancient caves to digital fabrication. A KCPW board member since fall 2014, Shundana brings extensive knowledge of public radio’s engagement with academia, politics, and different cultural domains in the twentieth and twenty first century.
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Notice of Public Meetings
Commencing October 1, 2009, Notice of Wasatch Public Media Board of Director meetings and Friends of KCPW Council meetings, including time and place, will be posted at this site at least seven days prior to the meetings. All meetings are open to the public. Minutes of the meetings will be placed in the Public File at KCPW and can be viewed during normal business hours of the station.