Bascomb Memorial Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.

Serious Jazz

aka WDNA 88.9FM Public Radio   |   Miami, FL   |  www.wdna.org

Mission

The mission of WDNA 88.9FM Public Radio is to provide quality music, arts, and cultural programs to the residents of South Florida and beyond, remaining committed to America’s Classical Music—Jazz, and providing entertainment and enrichment through quality radio programs, concerts, film screenings, workshops, festivals, and events that people together and encourage a lifelong appreciation of the arts and our cultures.

Ruling year info

1975

General Manager

Mrs. Margarita Pelleya

Main address

2921 Coral Way

Miami, FL 33145 USA

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EIN

23-7412945

NTEE code info

Radio (A34)

Music (A68)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Major program is broadcasting 24-hours a day. Local programs include a strong music education program and extensive calendar of arts and social service events. Projects include accepting interns from Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Miami-Dade Community College gaining experience in music diversity, basic radio production, engineering, administration, public relations, and marketing. The news component is provided by the BBC World Service in English and Spanish. The Annual Jazz Film Festival presents 15-25 documentaries, short subjects, and animation from throughout the world

Population(s) Served

Broadcasting cultural and educational radio programs with a focus on Jazz, World Music, and the Arts to a South Florida audience, and worldwide on internet media

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Public Radio International 1998

Financials

Bascomb Memorial Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.
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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Bascomb Memorial Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 10/25/2017
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Cecil Persaud

WDNA

Luis Fernandez

WDNA

Manuel Salas

WDNA

Viviam Lopez

WDNA

Hector Gutierrez

WDNA

Cecil Persaud

WDNA

Edward Blanco

WDNA

Jim Gasior

WDNA

Carole Taylor

WDNA

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No