Ginny Berson

Ginny Berson

As vice president and director of federation services for the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB), Ginny Berson is responsible for organizing the annual Community Radio Conference and for many years produced the National Youth in Radio Training Project. She is also responsible for providing services to 250 noncommercial community radio stations.

Prior to joining NFCB in 1998, Berson worked at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California, and at Pacifica National Programming, where she served as a program director and senior producer of live national programming.

Berson (along with Joan E. Biren ’66) was one of 12 women who founded The Furies, a lesbian-feminist collective and periodical in Washington, D.C., in 1972. Berson authored the newsletter’s inaugural essay on the group’s history and philosophy. Berson was also a co-founder of the first women's recording company in the US, Olivia Records and authored the book Making a Show of It: A Guide to Concert Production.

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Mount Holyoke College

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