Livingston Associates

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Our Team

With decades of senior level experience in public television and radio management, commitment to diversity and familiarity with the public media community, Livingston Associates stands ready to assist your station find the perfect candidate. We utilize the best minds in public media to ensure exceptional results.

We Are Public Media's Search Firm

We are committed to the transformation of local public radio into being powerful, aligned, great places to work that are externally focused, essential institutions in their communities. We empower this transformation by helping stations identify and select the right leaders and teams.

We Believe in Diversity

Innovation and diversity are key factors in the success of public media.  Livingston Associates is committed to seeking diverse applicants for our pools, that reflect our communities. We believe that diversity strengthens our societies and workforce and leads to powerful innovation and creativity in public media.


Executive Search

Livingston Associates is the leading Public Media Executive Recruiting firm. We have conducted more than 350 searches for General Managers/CEOs, mid-managers and air staff. We combine profound, hands-on industry specific knowledge with more than 20 years of world-class recruiting experience.

We offer levels of search to fit your needs and budget, from Full retained search and our Standard search for senior managers or hard-to-fill positions such as Chief Engineer or Development Director. We can even tailor a search package to suit the needs of your organization. Livingston Associates uses the public media enterprises first and largest resume database, which serves as a valuable first step in the recruiting process.

Services for Stations and Boards

Our goal at Livingston Associates is to provide exceptional services to meet the needs of all sizes of public media stations. From Strategic Planning to Organizational Development, we can help you shape the direction of your station. Our Compensation Reports can help ensure that the compensation packages that your stations provide remain competitive.

We are experts at Board Development. To learn more about the services that we provide for stations of all sizes, please see our Strategy and Assessment page.

For the Job Seeker

At Livingston Associates we are committed to our relationship with individuals who are seeking employment in public media. By maintaining a suite of services for our job seekers, we hope to make the process of finding the perfect fit attainable to you. Here are some of the services that we provide for job seekers:

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  • Career Coaching
  • Resume Services