Larry Berger

Executive Director
SLB Radio Productions, Inc.

Larry Berger is Founder and Executive Director of SLB Radio Productions (SLB), an organization nationally known for its use of audio and related tools to amplify voices of youth and other often-marginalized individuals. From a small nonprofit founded in 2000, SLB has grown to a full-time staff of nine professionals with two state-of-the art studios co-located in the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and an array of field equipment to work with students and adults in schools and community centers. In addition to managing day-to-day operations of SLB, he hosts The Saturday Light Brigade, an award-winning public radio program heard on twelve radio stations.  Larry has been involved in public broadcasting since 1975 and holds degrees in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University and has 20 years of experience as a project engineer and manager for local industry.  He currently serves as the President of the Board of Trustees at Manchester Academic Charter School, on the Board of Directors of Pittsburgh Musical Theater, and on the Advisory Board at Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater.