Kathleen McCarthy joined WBUR in April 2012 as manager of annual giving, focused on raising annual operating funds from members who contribute $1,000 or more to the station.
Kathleen is new to WBUR but not to public media. She worked most recently at WGBH, where she spent more than 12 years in Major Gifts, specializing in annual giving, database management, estate administration and marketing for planned giving. Before WGBH, Kathleen worked in marketing/advertising for a small dental management company and a large retail chain. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications from Babson College.
A native of the Boston area, Kathleen grew up in Watertown and now lives in West Roxbury with her husband and two children. When she’s not working or spending a quiet night at home, she enjoys spending time with her family in the hockey rink, on the soccer field or in the White Mountains.