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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Aviator Beryl Markham Soars Again In 'Paris Wife' Author's New Book

"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McClain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.
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At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.
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SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.