Roger LaMay

GM
WXPN FM

A 30-plus year broadcast veteran, Roger LaMay joined WXPN in January 2003 and is responsible for the overall operations of the station including fundraising, programming and marketing. During his tenure, WXPN forged a long-term partnership/distribution agreement with NPR and NPR Music, moved and expanded its annual summer music festival, and launched its popular Free at Noon live weekly concert series in a unique partnership with World Cafe Live, the performance venue named for XPN’s flagship program located in the same building. From 2015-2017, LaMay served as Chairman of the Board of National Public Radio. Previously, he served as GM and News Director of Fox29/WTXF-TV in Philadelphia where he created its award- winning news program The Ten O’Clock News. He holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Skidmore College.



Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.