Executive Staff & Governance

Executive Staff:

Interlochen Public Radio frequently broadcasts live music performed in our Studio A. It's a tradition that goes almost all the way back to our founding as a radio station in 1963.

Peter Payette
Interlochen Public Radio
Executive Director
News Director

Find a complete staff listing here.

Interlochen Public Radio is owned and governed by the Interlochen Center for the Arts and its Board of Trustees, with advice from our Community Advisory Council

The pubic is invited to attend all meetings of the Community Advisory Council, and those meetings of the Interlochen Board of Trustees when public broadcasting is on the agenda for discussion. Open meeting notices are posted here, or you can request that notice be sent to you.


ICA Board of Trustees Communication and Engagement Committee phone conference on Thursday, June 14th at 1:00 PM - IPR Conference Room.

ICA Board of Trustees Annual Meeting of the Whole: Overview of Local Community Engagement Inititatives and Interlochen Public Radio, Friday, July 20th at 8:30 AM - MTCAL, Great Room

ICA Board of Trustees Annual Meeting IPR Breakout Sessions, Friday, July 20th at 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM- IPR Conference Room

ICA Board of Trustess Annual Meeting IPR Open Meeting, Saturday, July 21st at 1:00 PM - MTCAL Great Room

Local Content and Services Report

Interlochen Public Radio reports annually to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting on the ways our reporting and community partnerships impact our region.  

Read more.


In accordance with our mission as a public broadcaster, Interlochen Public Radio is committed to serving our community as broadly as possible, with programming and EEO policies that reflect the diversity of the area we serve. We define diversity broadly, with respect to ethnicity and gender, but also things like socioeconomic and geographic diversity.

Read more:
Diversity Goals
EEO Reports

Public Inspection Files:

Classical IPR Stations:
WIAA Interlochen MI
WIAB Mackinaw City MI

IPR News Stations:
WICA Traverse City MI
WLMN Manistee MI
WHBP Harbor Springs MI

Financial Statements:

Below you will find our most recent audited financial statement. Our Annual Financial Reports to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are also open to the public and interested parties may obtain them in the Public Inspection files listed above, or by requesting them at 9350 Lyon Street, Interlochen, MI 49643. Interlochen Public Radio does not have any staff paid above the threshold to warrant filing an IRS Form 990.