Maxie Jackson: Executive Director

Maxie Jackson

Milwaukee, WI — Public media leader Maxie C. Jackson III has been selected as the Executive Director of non-commercial 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

Bringing over three decades of management, content and audience development experience in radio, television, digital and live events, Jackson most recently served as the Chief Content Officer for New England Public Media (NEPM).

Prior to NEPM, Jackson served as a public media consultant and leader of two national media organizations: Pacifica Foundation and National Federation of Community Broadcasters. He also served in executive roles at public radio stations WCPN, WNYC, WETA and WEAA.

During his public media career, Jackson has impacted public media funding, technology, recruitment and programming through service on committees initiated by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Radio Exchange, British Broadcasting Corporation, the African American Public Radio Consortium and National Public Radio.

Established in 2007, award-winning 88Nine Radio Milwaukee is a non-commercial radio station broadcasting on 88.9 FM in Milwaukee that airs an eclectic adult album alternative music format. A champion of music, arts and culture, neighborhoods and community organizations, Radio Milwaukee celebrates diversity and encourages community engagement to break down barriers and bring people together. Radio Milwaukee’s mission incorporates three distinct pillars- On-Air, online, and in the community. For more information, visit