NPR Adds 2 to Board

Jay Pearce and Gary Fernandes join the team.

NPR has added Jay Pearce and Gary Fernandes to its board of directors.

Pearce is the CEO and general manager of WVIK in Illinois. Fernandes is the chairman and president of FLF Investments and a board member at KERA in Texas. They’ll both serve three-year terms.

In other NPR board news, LaFontaine Oliver, who was elected to a partial term in February, has been elected to serve a full three-year term. Oliver is the president and general manager at WMFE in Florida.

NPR also reelected Kerry Swanson, Connie WalkerFabiola Arredondo and Chris Boskin to its board.