Columbia, MO July 21, 2021 — After six months as General Manager of KOPN Community Radio, Miquel Calçada, has decided to take a position offered to him by the Pacifica Foundation and relocate to Los Angeles to become the General Manager of the KPFK community radio station, which serves the second largest market in the country. He will complete his tenure with KOPN on August 8th.
From Linda Day, President of the KOPN Board of Directors: “This is a huge opportunity for Miquel to not only learn more about the uniqueness of North American community radio but also to help one of our sister community stations, one of the largest and oldest community stations, fulfil its mission. We are disappointed to lose him so soon, but understand the kind of opportunity this represents. We wish him every success. We are very fortunate to have three extremely talented staff members whose expertise and experience at the station will serve us well in this transition.”