Terry Gildea joined KLCC as Program Director on September 18, 2017.
Most recently Gildea was News Director at KUER in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is currently president of Public Radio News Directors Inc (PRNDI). Earlier in his career he was a reporter at Texas Public Radio in San Antonio, and covered Congress for PRI's Capitol News Connection in Washington, D.C. He is the winner of many journalism awards, including two regional Edward R. Murrow awards in 2013 and 2015.
Terry grew up in the Pacific Northwest, attended University of Oregon and University of Washington as an undergrad, and gained a masters in journalism from Columbia University. He is happy to return to the Northwest for this key position at KLCC.
"I'm very excited to come to KLCC and play a role in leading the future of this amazing station," said Terry Gildea. "KLCC is an important part of the cultural fabric of Eugene. I hope to maintain and strengthen those ties."
Terry is the first new Program Director at KLCC in 29 years. KLCC General Manager John Stark says, "We are confident Terry's skills and experience can take KLCC to the next level."