Loris A. Taylor has served as President/CEO of NPM since its inception.  Her leadership represents the media interests of Native Americans through journalism, public policies, and media technologies of radio, television, and Internet. The FCC Office of Native Affairs and Policy and FCC Tribal Priority for broadcast are among her many accomplishments.


Administrative Assistant

Aeon W. Albert is a 2018 graduate of Seattle University, Washington State. As the Administrative Assistant, Albert will support the general operations of Native Public Media. Her responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Station Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, employees, and stakeholders. 


Operations Director

Melissa J. Begay has over 15 years of administrative and training experience. As Operations Manager, Begay oversees the daily operations of NPM including Human Resources, contracts, develop-ment, and program administration. She is also responsible for the training and education program that includes curriculum development, training of broadcast personnel, and training trainers.


Program Specialist

Shawn L. Bitsui is a recent MBA graduate of Arizona State University. As the Program Specialist, Bitsui manages the Station Support program providing service to 59 Native licensed radio stations and working directly with the Station Advisory Committee. His daily oversight also includes the communications and telecommunications Policy program of NPM. Both programs are domestic and international in scope.


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Flagstaff, Arizona 86003


To promote the self-determination of Indigenous peoples through media access, storytelling, and ownership.

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