Jeffrey Parker

General Manager

Jeffrey Parker is the Executive Director and General Manager of KZYX and Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. He comes from after working for 20 years in China. He has a journalism background and is very knowledgeable about new technologies and ways to communicate. Jeff will be be a strong supporter of making KZYX the indispensable community asset we all want it to be.

Jeffrey Parker

One of the bigger shocks of the Redwood Complex Fire was the collapse of both landline and cell phone service and internet in Willits and other areas distant from the fire zone.

On Mendocino Works on Wednesday 15 November at 7 p.m., we investigated what caused these cascading outages, asked what you can do to prepare for the next disaster, and exploreed what local firms are doing to improve telecoms in a rural region that the big companies prefer to ignore.

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In the three weeks since the Mendocino Lake Complex fire ravaged homes in Redwood Valley, Potter Valley, Clearlake Oaks and other communities, survivors who first struggled to meet immediate needs of shelter, clothing and life stability now are reviewing options for putting their lives back together and rebuilding. Mobilizing to help are a range of nonprofit organizations, some assisting survivors with little or no insurance or other safety net.

“It came through so fast, and there wasn’t enough fuel for anything to ignite,” one firefighter told KZYX. “This shows why a defensible perimeter is so important.”
Jeffrey Parker

KZYX resumed normal broadcasting on Sunday afternoon after technical difficulties at the main studio in Philo caused the loss of our broadcast signal for more than one hour.  

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Mendocino Works — Economic Assistance After the Fires, Wednesday 18 October 7 p.m.Mendocino Works, our program about innovation, investment and development in the Mendocino economy, takes a detailed look at government, non-profit and private sector disaster relief following the devastating wildfires.

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