Jo Anne Wallace

Jo Anne Wallace was formerly vice president and general manager of KQED Public Radio, San Francisco. She joined the public broadcasting station in 1990. During her tenure at KQED, Ms. Wallace has spearheaded development of one of the most-listened-to public radio stations in the nation. In the 1980s, Ms. Wallace was director of planning for National Public Radio’s News Division, where she was a member of the programming team that developed Weekend Edition Saturday and Sunday and acquired Car Talk and Fresh Air for national presentation by NPR. Before her work at NPR, she was station program manager of WGBH-FM in Boston, general manager of KPFA-FM in Berkeley, and station manager of WYSO-FM in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She is a Stanford graduate.