Pacifica Radio VS Empire State Building

Pacifica Radio, which owns KPFA, suffered a major financial blow today. A judge in New York City has ruled against the foundation in a case over back-rent owed to the Empire State Building, which owns the tower from which New York station WBAI broadcasts.   The judge awarded the Empire State Real Estate Trust $1.8 … Continued

LSB General Manager Report: April 9 2016. By Quincy McCoy. Emergency Antenna Repair.

LSB General Manager Report: April 9 2016 By Quincy McCoy Emergency Antenna Repair Thursday March 18th, we lost our main antenna at the top of the KPFA tower. Our signal radiating elements that provide the station 59,000 watts of power needed immediate repair. We immediately switched to our auxiliary antenna mounted approximately 100 feet below our main antenna on the … Continued

GM Feb 2016 Report

First, I’d like to welcome aboard the newly elected members. Coming from a lifetime on the radio I trust you’ll understand when I say that I hope you’re here to listen. I hope you’ll put aside any preconceived assumptions, ideas about what is the right or wrong direction for KPFA, and first strive to understand that all successful boards … Continued

2015 Year End GM Report

General Manager Quincy McCoy recounts the year’s accomplishments and future plans and directions for Community Powereed KPFA Radio  

KPFA GM REPORT: July 11th 2015

The first part of my report will answer the request of the CAB for information on what KPFA’s programming plans for the future. How do we intend to incorporate the necessity of more local news, public affairs, arts and continue to diversify our community involvement? Under our Strategic Programming Plan we lay out a new … Continued

Community Power In Action

KPFA is Community Powered! We want to thank all of you who provided us with positive responses to our new website and those of you that have helped us catch errors. We really could not have made all the improvements in this amount of time without your feedback. Your input has been very useful as … Continued

Thank You!

The success of the KPFA Refresh campaign to upgrade our website began with YOU! As always YOU delivered and after six months of research, design and experimenting we are proud to present the New KPFA website. Because of YOU this dynamic website will light the way for our digital future. It gives us the ability … Continued

KPFA General Manager’s State of the Station Report

There is good news and bad news in the results of our year-end fund drive. The bad news first: We didn’t make our goal during our 2-week campaign, and for a very good reason – we were executing our mission. As you all know KPFA did an excellent job of covering the unexpected local and … Continued

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