Starting operations in 1972 as a small rock station staffed by students on the University of Washington campus, KCMU was transformed in 2001, in partnership with Paul Allen's Experience Music Project, into KEXP, and moved to an expanded home at Seattle Center in 2015.

  • Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
  • Primary Artistic Discipline: Music, Other: Radio
  • Primary Areas of Activity: Presenter, Broadcast Media, Community Development, Services for Artists


Case Studies


A Word From Our Listeners: How Program Change Rocked KCMU, Dana Winter