Silvia Rivera

Managing Director of

Silvia Rivera is the managing director of, a next-generation public media service that targets younger, culturally diverse audiences. Vocalo is the sister station to WBEZ 91.5 FM in Chicago.

Silvia is a thought leader on a broad range of topics, including youth media, leadership and diversity in public media. She is a founding member of the Latino Public Radio Consortium and recently served two terms on the Board of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good