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CPB Transparency Information

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) requires stations receiving grant funding from CPB to disclose certain information to the public.  Red River Radio is licensed to the Board of Supervisors of LSU and is operated as a community supported public radio service of LSUS.

Required disclosures are as follows:

Mission Statement:  Red River Radio’s mission is to provide a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment for curious and thoughtful people, in an efficient, sustainable way, strengthening the civic and cultural life of the communities we serve.

Red River Radio Staff

Phone # 800-552-8502

General Manager:  Kermit Poling

Assistant General Manager, Producer and Development Director:  Ranae Moran

News Producer:  Chuck Smith

Membership Coordinator:  Henry Edwards

Operations Manager:  Ki'Ara Lafitte

Chief Engineer: Troy Jones

Other information:

Kermit Poling, General Manager, Red River Radio, 8675 Youree Dr., Shreveport, LA 71115 or email kpoling@lsus.edu
Additional Employment Statistics:

Red River Radio is not required to file a separate Form 990, therefore, according to CPB policy, the station is required to post compensation information as outlined in the Form 990. That information is as follows: Red River Radio is a public radio service of Louisiana State University Shreveport. LSUS, as a state entity, is not required to file an IRS Form 990. Had Red River Radio been required to file an IRS Form 990, it would have identified the following information:

  • Compensation paid to officers, directors and trustees: None
  • Compensation paid to key employees of over $150,000/year: None
  • Compensation paid to the five highest paid employees (limited to those over $100,000/year): None
  • Compensation paid to former officers, key employees and highest compensated employees who received more than $100,000 from the organization and any related organizations: None
  • Former directors or trustees that received, in the capacity as a former director or trustee of the organization, more than $10,000 of reportable income from the organization or any related organizations:NA