North State Public Radio Has New General Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 09-16-2015

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
530-898-4143

Beth Lamberson, former general manager of KSUT Public Radio in Durango, Colorado, is the new general manager of North State Public Radio (NSPR). She officially starts in her new position Oct. 5.

Beth LambersonNSPR — which includes stations KCHO Chico and KFPR Redding — is licensed to the California State University, Chico Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit auxiliary to CSU, Chico.

Stephen Cummins, director of University Public Events, has served as interim general manager prior to Lamberson’s hiring. “We are very excited to have Beth join our NSPR team,” he said. “She is a very experienced and talented public radio professional, and I’m sure our great staff, volunteers and listeners will enjoy getting to know Beth.”

Lamberson worked at KSUT Public Radio for 18 years in the positions of general manager and development director. KSUT serves the Four Corners region including the communities of Durango and Farmington, New Mexico, as well as the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Since 2010, Lamberson has also headed Lamberson Capital, a public relations, fundraising and event management firm based in Durango. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Utah State University and has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado at Denver.

“I know North State Public Radio is a true amenity for the region and I am proud to be joining the team,” said Lamberson. “Getting to know the supporters in the all of the communities the station serves is a priority. I know the future for NSPR and its listeners is ripe with opportunities. "

In her new role, Lamberson will oversee all operations of the station including news, engineering, business and fundraising.

NSPR’s mission is to inform and enrich the Northern California communities it serves by providing high quality news, information and cultural programing. Along with its Chico and Redding stations, NSPR can be heard throughout the region via FM translators in six North State counties as well as be heard live on the web at mynspr.org.

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