WAMU 88.5 : About

Carey Needham, Senior Director of Business Operations

Carey Needham began his career with WAMU 88.5 in September 2002. He supervises a staff of three business managers and the director of special events. Carey’s management duties include budget/financial oversight, human resources, payroll, facilities, studio rentals, CPB & FCC compliance, annual financial audit, and sub-carrier clients.More...

Staff

  • Paul Mozzocci, Director of Special Events
  • Nanci Gius, Business Manager
  • Geraldine Kontos, Business Manager
    • Brooke Bailey, Receptionist
  • Berta Najera, Business and Facilities Manager
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