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Erika Pulley-Hayes General Manager WAMU 88.5

Erika Pulley-Hayes is the general manager of WAMU, American University radio. She has been working in public media since 2005. She came to WAMU from Community Communications, Inc., in Orlando, Florida. As president and CEO, she managed two NPR member stations, WMFE in Orlando and WMFV in The Villages. Erika previously served as radio vice president at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) where she provided strategic leadership to the public radio system by developing initiatives designed to drive innovation and enhance service. She has developed programs that have enabled dozens of stations to deliver fresh and relevant content across media platforms to local communities and national audiences. Erika holds an MBA and an MS in Nonprofit Management from the University of Maryland University College. She also holds a BA from William Paterson University in her home state of New Jersey.