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

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

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.

Mendocino Works: Mendocino’s Embrace of Benefit Corporations

17 May 2017 * 7-8 p.m., KZYX

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