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Maria O'Mara Becomes NPR Member Director Filling Vacancy


Maria O'Mara
Maria O'Mara

Maria O'Mara is elected as a NPR Member Director to fill an unexpired term vacancy on its board. She was elected on February 20, and the term continues through November, 2021. NPR's 23-member board of directors is comprised of 12 Member Directors who are managers of NPR Member stations, 9 Public Directors who are prominent members of the public, the NPR Foundation Chair and the NPR President & CEO.

Maria O'Mara oversees both KUER-FM, Utah's statewide public radio station broadcasting from Salt Lake City, and PBS Utah, also licensed by the University of Utah, as the stations' executive director. Three years ago, she returned to lead the public radio station where she started her career as a reporter in the 1990s.

O'Mara's return to KUER in 2017 followed two decades in reporting and news management roles at the Salt Lake Observer, Deseret News and NBC affiliate KSL-TV. The Utah native and U of U alum also worked in external communications positions with the University of Utah and Rocky Mountain Power.

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