Ken Freedman

Station Manager, WFMU

Ken Freedman is the Station Manager of WFMU (, the longest running and most renowned freeform radio station in the United States. Freedman developed WFMU’s internet presence, making it one of the most popular and forward looking internet radio stations in the U.S. He recently founded Congera PBC which is developing the Audience Engine, an open source platform for small and medium sized broadcasters and journalists. He previousy founded the Free Music Archive (, an online music library and social site based on curated music licensed under alternative copyrights. He pioneered the use of copyrights and waivers to address restrictions placed on broadcasters by the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. He has spoken and presented at conferences sponsored by The Future of Music Coalition, O’Reilly Media. National Public Radio, the Integrated Media Association, and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.