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Will Murphy

Executive Director

HPPR welcomes Will Murphy as HPPR’s new Executive Director. He brings over 30 years of public radio experience to the High Plains region, most recently having served as Program Director of WFIU, the NPR station affiliated with Indiana University.

“I am very excited about the challenges this opportunity offers. HPPR has served the High Plains of Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas for almost 40 years," he said. "It has an enviable record of providing quality entertainment and information programs to a diverse geographic area."

Murphy has been part of the public radio industry since 1988 at stations in Wyoming and Indiana, serving as general manager at Northeast Indiana Public Radio in Fort Wayne and WFHB in Bloomington, Indiana. Much of his career has been in journalism, working in public, community and commercial broadcasting, as well as print. He holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in English from the University of Wyoming. The HPPR family is thrilled to have him on the team, helping ensure access to the best programming on the airwaves.