Centennial, Colo., May 18, 2021 - Colorado Public Radio announced the hiring of LaToya Linzey as its new senior vice president, people and culture. Linzey brings over 18 years of human resource experience to CPR, where she will be tasked with overseeing the organization’s human resource management, leadership development, employee engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
“I’m thrilled to welcome LaToya to CPR’s senior leadership team,” said Stewart Vanderwilt, president and CEO. “Her experience as a human resources leader with a personal commitment to building equitable and inclusive pathways for each employee make her the perfect person to guide this part of the organization as we continue to grow.”
Prior to CPR, Linzey served as a senior human resource business partner for the City and County of Denver, where she supported one of its three largest departments by creating and implementing workforce and recruitment strategies tied to diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and development.
“It is an honor to be able to join the Colorado Public Radio family,” Linzey said. “I am excited about the organization’s talent and culture objectives in addition to their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. I look forward to working with employees at all levels to make CPR the leading media organization in the region and the country.”
CPR has grown dramatically over the past few years, with 46 new employees in 2020 alone. With the addition of Denverite in 2019, the partnership with KRCC in 2020 and more newsroom expansion, employees are now located all across the state. Linzey will be instrumental in providing the strategic leadership to ensure CPR has the people and culture to fulfill the organization’s mission and support its continued success.
For more information, visit cpr.org.
About Colorado Public Radio
Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization delivering meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations. For more information, visit www.cpr.org.
- CPR News delivers in-depth, insightful and impartial news and information from around the world, across the nation and throughout Colorado, examining its relevance to our state and connecting it to our community.
- CPR Classical takes listeners on an in-depth exploration of thoughtfully curated music – with an emphasis on Colorado’s classical community – providing context to a broad range of meaningful and compelling works from past to present.
- Indie 102.3 takes listeners inside the world of new and independent music – exposing them to up-and-coming artists and highlighting Colorado’s local music scene.
- Denverite is an online news source dedicated to Denver's curious and concerned.
- KRCC is a public radio station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving Southern Colorado. KRCC is operated by Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.