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Summary

Public radio broadcasting executive with experience in philanthropy, development, foundations, organizational growth, non-profit governance, team-building, and national NPR relationships. Specialist in Bach, digital photography, and leading international travel.

Work experience

2009Present

Executive Director, NPR Foundation

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President & CEO

Vermont Public Radio
Vogelzang served as Chief Executive for the only NPR member station for the citizens of Vermont and surrounding regions. As CEO, he was responsible for a $7M annual operation with 25,000 contributing members and 350 business underwriters. VPR is governed by a community-based 20 member Board of Directors, and the organization employs over 50 full-time professionals. Mark was a member of the National Public Radio Board from 2001-2008. During his tenure at VPR, he has led the organization toward the development of two discrete FM networks – one news, information and culture, with another fully classical programming. There are now 8 full-power FM signals across the state. Each week, nearly 170,000 listeners tune in to a Vermont Public Radio service. The organization is currently committed to a $10M endowment capital campaign, where he has significant involvement in the major giving program. Mark was also a member of the NPR Board of Directors from 2001-2008.
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Board member

NPR
Member of NPR Board of Directors. Chair of Audit Committee for 5 years, as well as Finance, Investment, and Development Committees.
19841993

Radio Manager

WHYY, Inc. Philadelphia
Prior to joining VPR, he was radio manager at the public television and radio station in Philadelphia, WHYY-FM, where he worked with Terry Gross in launching Fresh Air nationally. Before that, he worked in the launch of public radio station WKYU-FM in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Education

BA

Dordt College