Torey Malatia

President, CEO, and General Manager

Torey Malatia brings to Rhode Island nearly two decades of public radio experience, most recently as CEO of WBEZ/Chicago Public Media. Malatia’s accomplished public radio career includes the co-founding of This American Life, a ground-breaking program that changed the sound of public radio. He was also instrumental in the development of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, one of the most popular programs distributed by NPR.

Ways to Connect

For our "20 Years of Sound + Vision" event, RIPR CEO Torey Malatia talked with a few of the artists who performed or presented their work during our 2-day event.

Storyteller Len Cabral was the curator for our event and served as MC on Saturday night.

Rose Weaver was the headlining performer on Saturday night with her Honeysuckle Rose Band.

India Association of Rhode Island performed classical Indian dance as well as contemporary dance styles inspired by Bollywood. Rupa Datta and Ratuja Patil represented the association.