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.
2009 - Present
Executive Director, NPR Foundation
1993 - 2009
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.
2001 - 2008
Member of NPR Board of Directors. Chair of Audit Committee for 5 years, as well as Finance, Investment, and Development Committees.
1984 - 1993
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.