Rich Culbertson

Operations Director - Chief Operator

Rich is currently KZYX and KZYZ's Chief Operator and Operations Director. He's responsible for the technical operation of the station as well as enforcement of FCC requirements and regulations.

Rich first joined KZYX in Oct of 2007 and left in Jan of 2016 only to return in August of 2016. He has been in radio for nearly 30 years.

Rich has won awards for editing and news and has produced, engineered and hosted dozens of public affairs and music programs. He taught public affairs seminars and broadcast best practice training courses on the campus of Humboldt State University while working at KHSU.

Rich also manages a website created to provide tools for public radio stations and broadcasters.

From Rich's site, "It is my mission to advocate for, and be a facilitator of, open communication in the most effective forms available."

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Fire Reports

Oct 9, 2017


Update on resources for evacuees

Road closure updates can be found here:

Evacuation routes, shelter locations, evacuated areas, etc. can be found at:

Mandatory Evacuation Update as of 11:36am.

Santa Rosa Fires:

The next meeting of the KZYX Board of Directors will take place Monday, September 11, at the Rural Communities Housing Development Corporation, 499 Leslie Street, in Ukiah. The board meeting will begin at 6:00pm and will include time for public comment. The KZYX Board meets Monday, September 11, at 6:00pm at Rural Communities Housing Development Corporation, 499 Leslie Street, in Ukiah.

Click here to read the minutes of the May 1st meeting.


Solar Eclipse

Aug 21, 2017

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