Dane Johnson

Operations Director

Year started with KUOW: 1997

Dane Johnson oversees the day-to-day operations of both the technical and the physicals needs of KUOW and its media products, co-designing its current location. He also helps move the company forward with the partnership and experimentation that KUOW engages in to bring new and innovative ways of delivering its signal and reporting the news. 

He brings to KUOW over thirty years of radio experience including stations in Detroit and Los Angeles working within formats including rap and hip hop and being a founding staffer for Children’s Media Network.  His career also includes music and television production for NBC, Channel 4 UK and Folkways Records.

Dane has worked as an artist and a producer of artistic events founding The Presenters in Los Angeles and Ignition North West in Seattle along with the largest private/public art park of its kind: The B/IAS site. He is currently on the Burien Arts Commission and continues his work as an artist and producer. His work can be seen in the video "Strong" by the band London Grammar and the 2015 season of America's Got Talent and heard on Holger Czukay’s Linear City.