Careers at NFCB


Who We Are

NFCB represents 200 member stations from Alaska to Florida and from the East to the West Coast. Founded in 1975, it is the oldest and largest national organization dedicated to community radio stations. At NFCB, we are committed to enhancing collective impact in the field of community media and leading initiatives that contribute to innovation in public media’s service. We provide customized services that optimize organizational capacity and help stations navigate change.

What Drives Us

We envision a nation informed and entertained by a robust local media service that values the citizen above the consumer, strengthens our democracy, supports creative expression, and contributes to the health of the communities it serves.

Our Values



Collective Impact



The National Federation of Community Broadcasters Announces a Search for Its Next Leader

NFCB is looking for a leader who can navigate an industry that is changing fast and faces unprecedented challenges. This pivotal role requires someone who admires the grassroots and local nature of community radio stations and sees a future for them to thrive and become even more deeply embedded in the hearts and minds of the people who listen to and rely on them.
What are the application window dates?
The application window for NFCB's next CEO will open on July 10, 2023. The desired start date for the position is January 2024 or sooner, but the position will remain open until filled.
Can I see the job description for the position?
Yes, click here to download a PDF of the NFCB CEO job description.
Where is the position located?
This is a remote, United States-based position that requires occasional travel (3-5 times per year).
Would I have to relocate for the position?
You can work from anywhere in the United States, including from home.
How do I apply for the position?
Please submit a cover letter (1-2 pages) and résumé to with the subject line “NFCB CEO Application” no later than Sunday, August 13th. Please address how you are uniquely positioned and/or qualified to lead NFCB into the future.
Do I have to have a radio background to be considered?
An understanding of community radio is preferable for this leadership position at NFCB, but anyone with the required skills to lead NFCB into the future will be considered.
Who do I direct questions to?
You can email and address your inquiry to the CEO Search Committee. No phone calls, please.