Peter Lydotes has served as WBUR’s director of operations since 2004. He is responsible for the design and implementation of all on-air program formats, on-air fundraising and promotions, and for setting the stylistic and production standards for the station. Since coming to WBUR in January of 1992, he has also served as the station’s assistant director of programming, manager of fundraising, executive producer of news, and program manager. He is part of a core group of managers who has over the years developed WBUR into what you hear today — one of the most highly acclaimed public radio stations in the country.
A native of Winchester, Peter graduated magna cum laude from Emerson College with a bachelor of science degree in mass communications. He worked as an announcer and in production at a number of commercial radio stations in the Boston area before coming to WBUR. Peter lives in the suburbs north of Boston with his wife, Sarah Ralph, and their three children.