Paul Damberg

Paul Damberg
Paul Damberg
Paul Damberg Paul Damberg
Regional Manager WI Public Radio KUWS 91.3 FM
KUWS Radio (91.3 FM)
office. Holden Fine & Applied Arts Center 3167
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

1987 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – Sociology - Macalester College – Dissertation/thesis topic: Springfest - Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll on a college campus

Non-academic interests:

Paul Damberg is an active Scouter, Rotarian, and supporter of community connectedness. His work background is in fundraising and philanthropic support for various community organizations. Damberg also has spent the bulk of his near 30+ year fundraising career in public radio at stations large and small. It is his belief that communities are stronger when there is a thriving arts and culture ethos that creates the value added amenities that attracts an educated engaged work force. He strives to build bridges between these efforts to ensure a thriving dynamic region that enables good economic growth. It is also critical to have adequate support services that can serve the needs of all in the community. Paul enjoys spending as much time as possible at his cabin on Lake Vermilion with his wife and family.

Notable awards:

1995 - Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (AMPERS): Broadcaster of the Year

1996 - University of Minnesota - Duluth: Outstanding Service Award

1999 - Public Radio Association of Development Officers (PRADO): PRADO Pioneer Award        

2008 - Voyageurs Area Council - Boy Scouts of America: Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service

Area of knowledge:

Public broadcasting and its role connecting disparate populations. Helping non-profit board grow their fundraising competency and fundraising capacity.  

Recent accomplishments:

For almost 30 years Paul has worked in fundraising for non-profits in and around the twin ports region. He also has had more than 25 years working and volunteering in public radio. He has extensive experience working at and serving on non-profit boards and helping them grow their fundraising competency and capacity building. He has seen the benefit public broadcasting can have providing under-served populations access to much needed information.