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Craig McMurray

Managing Director, Development

Craig has worked extensively in multi-media production, development and project management for radio, television and the Internet. He began his professional career in sales management with Petry Media, Incorporated, a leading television station representative in the United States.  During his tenure there in opened and profitably managed three regional offices for the company.

Craig  is Capital Public Radio’s Managing Director of Foundations and Corporate Development where he is charged with foundation oversight and  finding creative ways to drive incremental revenue. Craig has also worked in development positions with CBS/Viacom and NPR.

He was co-founder of Seattle-based @Large Productions, LLC., where he developed and executive produced a number of private-label programming features for many of America’s leading brands including, MSNBC, Microsoft, ATT Wireless, Outside Magazine, Expedia.com, and Encarta, among others. Craig was creator for a number of major broadcasting initiatives including The Klondike Gold Rush, Yukon Quest, Outside, The Wild Files, Inside Passage, and The Expedia Radio Network, a nationally syndicated travel program that was a audio companion to Expedia.com.

He was executive producer and creator of the critically-acclaimed North to Alaska on CNN which was one of the first Internet dispatches to combine rich media and “live” reportage from the field. He was creator and executive producer of the award-winning Outside Radio Network, a companion to Outside Magazine, America’s #1 active lifestyle publication. Syndicated nationally on 200+ stations, the weekly one-hour program featured in depth news and information for the outdoor enthusiast, adventure travelers and active lifestyle participants. His work has aired on CNN, MSNBC, and CBS.

He holds a B.A. in Psychology and a M.Ed. in Education. Craig and his wife Susan live at the base of the El Dorado foothills. Their passions include skiing, hiking, the Boston Red Sox, and their Springer Spaniel Barkley. Craig is a licensed USCF road cyclist and has raced competitively since 1986. They are proud parents of two daughters, Tiffany and Megan.