Sean Nethery

Senior Vice President, Content and Planning


Sean’s association with CPR began as a volunteer in 1987. He then moved on to paid positions as Announcer and Writer, Membership Director, Vice President of Communications, Vice President of Programming, and has been Senior Vice President of Programming since 2012. Sean is responsible for Colorado Public Radio’s overall programming philosophy, direction, sound and style, integrating all elements into a coherent broadcast service for both news and music.

Sean has written fundraising and informational material for National Public Radio and Public Radio Capital. He has served on the Media Advisory Group of The Denver Foundation and has been a volunteer with the Colorado Talking Book Library and Aurora Public Schools.

His background includes children's theater, improvisational comedy, classical music performance and retail management. Sean has a Bachelor's degree in English, with a minor in French, from Metropolitan State University.