Bruce Warren MSOD '08, is a self-proclaimed Public Media Enthusiast. He is Assistant General Manager for Programming at WXPN media, responsible for all content and the production of it including WXPN local and national programming and web content. He is Executive Producer of the World Cafe, distributed globally by National Public Radio (NPR). Bruce serves on the board of Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and the Weathervane Music Group, and for eight years served on the national board of directors of the Public Radio Program Directors (PRPD) and was Chairman of the Board for two years. Bruce also contributes to Paste magazine and writes for two blogs: Some Velvet Blog and WXPN’s All About The Music Blog.
Warren is one of the most knowledgeable and influential voices in public radio today. He has won numerous awards including Billboard Magazine's Program Director of the Year (2002), five-time winner of Gavin’s "Non-Commercial Program Director of the Year" (1998-2002), and R&R Industry's Achievement Award for Program Director of the Year (2003, 2005, 2006, & 2008). In 2006 he received the prestigious ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award. From 2000-2008 Warren served on the national board of directors for the Public Radio Program Directors Association including two years as Chair of the board. He is the author of Wisdom for A Young Musician, published in 2007. Click here for Bruce's NPR page. Click here for Bruce's NPR page.