December 11, 2006

Eytcheson to Lead CPR

Sacramento, CA – The Board of Directors of Capital Public Radio (CPR) today announced its selection of Rick L. Eytcheson to lead CPR’s network of seven public radio stations in Northern California and Nevada. He will assume the position of President and General Manager of CPR in early December.

Eytcheson has more than 30 years experience in radio and was most recently President of the R-Reps, an affiliate relations service for independent syndicated radio shows in Sacramento. Other positions held by Eytcheson include Senior Vice President of Maverick Media, Station Manager of Radio Disney, Vice President and Regional Manager of Chancellor and Vice President and General Manager of KFBK/KGBY/KHYL/KSTE Radio in Sacramento, California.

“Rick Eytcheson has impeccable integrity, is highly organized and is a top strategic thinker. He is able to see the big picture,” said Dr. Thomas Atkins, CPR Board Chair. “He is a member of the fabric of our community, having served on many local boards and public agencies. The CPR Board is committed to achieving its mission in a very competitive and technologically changing environment. Rick Eytcheson will lead us into a strong position for the future.”

“I am honored to have been chosen for this important position in our community. I look forward to working with a great staff and further the mission of this vital organization,” Eytcheson said. About CPR Founded in 1979 and an auxiliary of California State University, Sacramento, CPR is a non-profit organization that includes seven radio stations serving California’s Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada (KXPR, KXJZ, KUOP, KKTO, KXJS, KQNC and KXSR). More than 300,000 listeners tune into classical, jazz, news and public affairs programming each week. CPR’s mission is to provide a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment for curious and thoughtful people, in an efficient, sustainable way, strengthening the civic and cultural life of the communities it serves.

For more information, please visit www.capradio.org.

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