Stewart Vanderwilt, Director
President & CEO of Colorado Public Radio.
Stewart joined Colorado Public Radio in July 2018 after leading public radio organizations for over two decades. Previously, he was the director and general manager of Austin’s KUT and KUTX radio stations where he spent 18 years and worked to transform the organization into one of the highest-rated public radio stations in a market of its size. He also spent 15 years at Indiana Public Radio serving in various positions. At Colorado Public Radio, Stewart works closely with the Board of Directors, Senior Staff, Leadership Team and staffers in four Colorado cities and Washington, DC to fulfill the organization’s mission and vision. He has previously served on the boards of Public Radio International, Greater Public, Learning Ally, and the Station Resource Group. He served as Executive Producer for a short-lived rock history program distributed by NPR. He has been an office official for a minor league hockey team and has worked for tips as a ski instructor at a small hill in Michigan. Stewart has a Bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Ball State University and worked at the same radio station that fired David Letterman.