Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0084 (June 2002)
FCC 323-E
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Ownership Report For Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Station

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20160311AAM
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO
Mailing Address
630 MAINSTREAM DRIVE
City
NASHVILLE
State or Country (if foreign address)
TN
ZIP Code
37228 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
6157602003
E-Mail Address (if available) 
CARL@WPLN.ORG
FCC Registration Number:
0001766823
Call Sign 
WPLN-FM
Facility ID Number 
53821
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
BARRY PERSH
Firm or Company Name
GRAY MILLER PERSH LLP
Mailing Address
1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW
SUITE 410
City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027762458
E-Mail Address (if available)
BPERSH@GRAYMILLERPERSH.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)



Section II - Ownership Information

4.
All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 03/10/2016 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(d), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 4(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WPLN-FM 53821 NASHVILLE TN FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WPLN 21473 MADISON TN AM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRS 66292 COOKVILLE TN FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTML 94201 TULLAHOMA TN FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WFCL 69816 NASHVILLE TN FM


5.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION N/A 11/14/2007

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
BYLAWS N/A 02/18/2014

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
DIGITAL RADIO SUBCHANNEL PROGRAMMING AGREEMENT VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS 06/07/2011 7/1/2016


6.
Is the governing board directly or indirectly under the control of another entity?
Yes No
If Yes, is a separate FCC Form 323-E submitted for such entity?
Yes No
 7.
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
a. Name and address of officer, member of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the interest). List officers first, then board members, and thereafter, holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any.
b. Citizenship.
c. Office held.
d. Percent of interest held.
e. Principal profession or occupation.
f. By whom appointed or elected.
g. Existing interests in any other broadcast station, including the nature and size of such interests.
a. Name and Address. LAUREN BRISKY, 3120 NEW HOPE RD, HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED CFO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. WILLIAM F. CARPENTER, III, 330 SEVEN SPRINGS WAY, BRENTWOOD, TN 37027
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CHAIRMAN HOSPITAL CORPORATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. JAMES GOOCH, 150 THIRD AVE S, SUITE 2800, NASHVILLE, TN 37201
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ROBERT J. GORDON, 630 MAINSTREAM DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37228
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

PRESIDENT NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RADIO MANAGER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. CLAIRE GULMI, 20 BURTON HILLS BLVD, SUITE 500, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CORPORATE CFO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. E. ANTHONY HEARD III, 102 WOODMONT BLVD, SUITE 500 NASHVILLE, TN 37205
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. SHAY HOWARD, 4301 HILLSBORO RD, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

REALTOR

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ANGELA HUMPHREYS, 150 THIRD AVE S. SUITE 2800, NASHVILLE, TN 37201
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ANDREW KINTZ, 1026 17TH AVE S, NASHVILLE, TN 37212
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BANK DIRECTOR

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. SUSAN S. LANIGAN, 123 WALNUT DR, HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

BOARD CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED GENERAL COUNSEL

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. PAULA LOVELL, 2021 RICHARD JONES RD, SUITE 310, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ROBERT K. OERMANN, PO BOX 120893, NASHVILLE, TN 37212
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

HISTORIAN

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. SANDRA ROBERTS, 32 ERWIN CT, NASHVILLE, TN 37205
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED NEWSPAPER EXECUTIVE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. BYRON TRAUGER, 222 FOURTH AVE N, NASHVILLE, TN 37219
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ROBERT W. WAHL MD, 207 CRAIGHEAD AVE, NASHVILLE, TN 37205
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED MD

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. DON WILLIAMSON, 2323 21ST AVE, SUITE 500, NASHVILLE, TN 37212
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED CEO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. SAMAR ALI, 511 UNION ST, #1600 NASHVILLE, TN 37219
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. BETH SEIGENTHALER COURTNEY, 700 12TH AVE S #400, NASHVILLE, TN 37203
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. CAROL KIRSHNER, 4616 CHALMERS DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. ELEANOR MCCULTY, 511 UNION ST, SUITE 2700, NASHVILLE, TN 37219
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. PATRICIA MEADOWS, 408 HYDE PARK, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. CURT THORNE, 5017 VILLA CREST DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37220
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. KATY VARNEY, 901 CLEARVIEW DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37205
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address. BETSY WILLS, 10 MIDDLETON PARK LN, NASHVILLE, TN 37215
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MARKETING DIRECTOR

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NO EXISTING INTERESTS IN ANY OTHER BROADCASTING STATIONS

a. Name and Address.
b. Citizenship.

c. Office held.

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

g. Existing interests




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am PRESIDENT

(Official Title)


of NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 4, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
ROBERT GORDON
Date
03/10/2016
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 6157602002


WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



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