KPFA’s GM Report: January 9th 2021  

General Manager’s State of the Station Report By Quincy McCoy   Happy 2021!   A big shout out, a sincere thank you, to our real-life heroes, KPFA’s essential workers. The staff who have kept the station performing at a high level through this pandemic. They met the challenges head-on confidently, determined, that failure was not an option.   … Continued


KPFA GM Report: September 19, 2020 

All successful radio is local. I’ve heard that mantra for 30 years. It was true then as it is today. What it means is Radio continues to connect people to their communities, perhaps now more than any other medium.  Radio remains unique as a local communications service,  one that is the lifeblood of local information … Continued


KPFA GM Report: August 19, 2020

KPFA Exceeded the Summer Fund Drive Goal at $337,700 as donations continue to come in. The high fulfillment rate is at 73%.  The KPFA’s Abolish Racism Audio Collection was distributed as a link to ANYONE who donates during the Summer Fundraiser, there is no minimum donation required. Patrice Cullors with Cat Brooks in Oakland | 1-25-2017 | When They … Continued


KPFA GM Report: May 16th, 2020 

State of the Station  First, I hope you and your families are staying well. In recent weeks, radio stations across the country have been disrupted by the realignment to a remote broadcasting workforce, a sunken economy and an unprecedented demand for up-to-the-minute public health information, resources and news coverage. The broadcast world has surely changed … Continued


Quarterly GM Report May-August 2019

Quarterly GM Report May-August 2019 By  Quincy McCoy   August 17, 2019   Spring Fund Drive In May we had our Spring Fundraiser with the theme of The Next 70 Years, continuing the promotion KPFA’s 70th anniversary. It was a long 18-day drive that ended 100k short of the 550k goal but we kept our … Continued


KPFA General Manager Report August/September 2018

By Quincy McCoy   There has been lots of activity going on in the past several months. Lets start with programming. PD Kevin Cartwright’s objective in this department is to improve our overall listener experience by developing and introducing fresh, relevant programming that informs and inspires our listeners old and new.   New Program Development:   … 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