Rich Culbertson

Operations Director - Chief Operator

Rich is currently KZYX and KZYZ's Chief Operator and Operations Director. He's responsible for the technical operation of the station as well as enforcement of FCC requirements and regulations.

Rich first joined KZYX in Oct of 2007 and left in Jan of 2016 only to return in August of 2016. He has been in radio for nearly 30 years.

Rich has won awards for editing and news and has produced, engineered and hosted dozens of public affairs and music programs. He taught public affairs seminars and broadcast best practice training courses on the campus of Humboldt State University while working at KHSU.

Rich also manages a website created to provide tools for public radio stations and broadcasters. www.RadioForGood.com.

From Rich's site, "It is my mission to advocate for, and be a facilitator of, open communication in the most effective forms available."

Ways to Connect

What the heck’s happened to the KZYX weekend broadcasts?

As many listeners noticed, we had a few spots of what sometimes is referred to as “dead air” Saturday and Sunday. Technically speaking, this wasn’t true “dead air” as the transmitter was transmitting just fine. The problem was in Philo, where we experienced two unrelated problems almost simultaneously.

For a downloadable PDF click here.

or scroll thru the list of Revenue and Expenses below.

MCPB FY 2018 Budget

Approved by Board 7-3-2017 - Budget FY2018

Revenues

Member Donations

$334,000.00

Fundraising

$20,000.00

Underwriting

$115,000.00

CPB Grants

$115,000.00

Other Grants

$15,000.00

On Forthright Radio (July 5, 2017) Joy talked with Julian Brave Noisecat, Native American journalist, scholar and activist, discusses the latest on the Dakota Access Pipeline, and more.

In the second segment. with Doug Peacock, naturalist and author abut the delisting of the grizzly bear as an endangered species, as well as Montana exports: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and convicted journalist assaulter, newly elected Congressman Greg Gianforte (Jee-ann-FORT'-ay).  

Hear the show here.

On Forthright Radio, Gar Alperovitz discusses his latest work with The Next System Project, PRINCIPLES OF A PLURALIST COMMONWEALTH, which explores the political-economic system models that deliver superior social, economic and ecological outcomes.  

Click here to listen to Joy LaClaire's 21 June 2017 interview with Gar Alperovitz.

 

Former FBI Director James Comey testifed before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. The Senate Committee is looking into the circumstances around Comey's dismissal and how they relate to the FBI investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. Election. The White House has given conflicting messages about the reasons for Comey's firing.

Forthright Radio’s final radio goes to the movies show for this year’s Mendocino Film Festival season.

Guests are director, Damani Baker, and Mendocino County’s own, Belvie Rooks, who produced the documentary, THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, which follows Damani’s family roots in Louisiana, to the East Bay, to the Black Power movement, particularly in CA, to New Jewel Movement revolution in Grenada in the early 1980’s, the US destabilization of the new government and invasion under Ronald Reagan, and the overthrow of that revolution.

Mendocino Works Generation Start Up panel

There are many ways for you to communicate with KZYX. One of them is to

attend the upcoming meeting of your Community Advisory Board. It's in at the

Fort Bragg Library on June 7th. A member survey went out with the recent

Board of Directors ballots. We will discuss the many responses, and snacks

will be served. You're encouraged to attend this meeting in the Community

Room of the Fort Bragg Library, 449 East Laurel Street, on Wednesday June

7th, at 6 o'clock.

Thursday Jan Futcher spoke with Chantal Simonpietri about Water Rights and commercial Cannabis production. She gives great information on how to get compliant with state water regulations and discusses possible future changes in water regulations. 

Hear the show by clicking here.

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