Torey Malatia

Torey Malatia is president and general manager of Chicago Public Radio, where he oversees day-to-day operations, programming and production decisions. Malatia began working in radio in 1972 as music director for classical station KHEP-FM in Phoenix. His career took him to Chicago's Classical station WMFT, where he spear-headed the Beethoven Satellite Network, then to Seattle, where he served as program director of KUOW-FM. Malatia returned to Chicago where he joined WBEZ in 1993 as vice president of programming until 1996, when he assumed his current role as general manager.


Radio Across Time Zones

Radio transmissions are heard all over the world, from the largest urban centers to the smallest mountain villages. But what defines radio from a particular place, and what makes it different than radio from elsewhere?