Announcing the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival.
August 1st through 3rd in Newport, RI.
Tickets on sale now at http://www.newportjazzfest.org/
Mr. Weston comes to Worcester from Delmarva Public Radio in Salisbury, Md., where he was manager for four years. He is best known as one of the architects of Public Radio Partnership in Louisville, KY and was President for twelve years. Mr. Weston managed the entire project of bringing Louisville’s three public radio stations under one non-profit umbrella. He served as General Manager of WFPL and WFPK in Louisville from 1985 until 1994.
Mr. Weston has had a long association with jazz. He was Jazz Director at WFPL in Louisville from 1980 to 1985, where he hosted a five hour show every weeknight. He began his career at WVLC/WLOM on Cape Cod where he hosted a jazz show on Saturday nights for four years. Mr. Weston served as President of the Louisville Jazz Society. Other community service included the American Red Cross, Louisville Downtown Development Committee and the Development Exchange, Inc. the funding resource for public radio stations across the country.
Mr. Weston is a Massachusetts native (Hingham) and a graduate of Syracuse University. He now resides in Worcester, MA.