WAMU 88.5 General Manager Caryn G. Mathes Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : About

Filed Under:

WAMU 88.5 General Manager Caryn G. Mathes Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business”

WAMU 88.5 General Manager Caryn G. Mathes was recently named by Washington Business Journal as one of its 2013 Women Who Mean Business. Mathes, an experienced broadcaster and general manager, was one of 25 women in the Washington, D.C., metro area selected for the award.

“I’m humbled to be among this stellar group of women,” Mathes said. “It is a privilege to serve our community by providing an exceptional public media experience and to be recognized in this manner.”

Washington Business Journal developed the Women Who Mean Business awards program to honor the region's most influential businesswomen. In its tenth year, the award is presented to women from a variety of professions and industries who have made a difference in their communities and are leaving a mark on Washington, D.C.

Caryn G. Mathes joined WAMU 88.5 as its general manager in 2005. Under her leadership, WAMU 88.5 has strengthened its position as a national and international provider of news and culture, expanded its major giving program and created a healthy revenue base. Recently, the organization moved into its new media center at 4401 Connecticut Avenue in northwest Washington, D.C.

Mathes has also been recognized as "One to Watch" on Radio Ink's annual "Most Influential African-Americans in Radio" list and has received the Women of Distinction Award from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.

NPR

What If The Drought Doesn't End? 'The Water Knife' Is One Possibility

It's Chinatown meets Mad Max in writer Paolo Bacigalupi's new desert dystopia, filled with climate refugees, powerful state border patrols, and secret agents called water knives.
NPR

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

Whether you're barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here's how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.
NPR

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
NPR

The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.