Affiliate Network Manager, Pacifica
Ursula Ruedenberg has been Pacifica’s Affiliate Network Manager since 2002, keeping relations with over 200 network member stations. Prior to that, she was an activist in the Pacifica Campaign to stop the Corporate Takeover. In her work for Pacifica, Ruedenberg produces Sprouts, Radio From the Grassroots, a national show that features grassroots radio production, and as part of her work for Pacifica Network, Ruedenberg was a founding member of the Radio For People Coalition and helped with the application and construction of numerous new community radio stations around the country. In 2011, she led the construction of KHOI Community Radio in Ames, Iowa as Chair of the Board, and is currently KHOI’s station manager. She is executive producer of KHOI’s morning show. Prior to her work in radio, Ruedenberg was a public artist and directed a community mural program for the City of New York for 20 years. She has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.