Inside WBUR

CPB Transparency

As a public media entity, WBUR makes every effort to be transparent as possible in order to comply with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Below you will find documents and information related to WBUR's governance and finances.

WBUR is owned and operated by Trustees of Boston University.  The University is governed by a Board of Trustees.

Business Management

Dawna Johnson is director of finance. Karl Voelker directs the station’s corps of engineers. Sam Fleming is managing director of news and programming.

WBUR Community Advisory Board

WBUR Community Advisory Board meets two to three times a year. Meetings are open to the public and as of March 2020, meetings are being held remotely. Dates and times for the meetings are posted on our website and announced on-air at least seven days in advance.

Please contact Katie ( for details on how to participate in remote meetings.

WBUR Board of Directors

WBUR is owned and operated by The Trustees of Boston University. Boston University has delegated authority for the oversight of WBUR operations and finances, as well as the review and approval of strategic goals, to the WBUR Board of Directors under the leadership of the Executive Committee.

Board and Committee meetings are open to the public and are held remotely as of March 2020.


2020 Staff & Governing Board Diversity Report

WBUR Financial Statements, June 30, 2020

2020 CPB Annual Financial Report

WBUR FCC EEO Report, 2018-2019

WBUR’s Annual Local Content And Services Report, 2019

Diversity Statement

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