Edgar Aguirre Community Outreach Director
Edgar Aguirre is the Community Outreach Director for KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. His primary focus is creating, implementing, managing, and supporting outreach and content projects aimed at connecting SCPR with the culturally and ethnically diverse populations in the region.
Before joining SCPR, Aguirre worked briefly as Executive VP & GM for LA Public Media. His main responsibility was providing leadership and vision for a multi-media platform service that was L.A.-centric and multiethnic in its scope and mission.
Prior to joining LAPM in April 2011, Edgar served as Director of Development for the Mexican American Alumni Association (MAAA) and Scholarship Initiatives at Loyola Marymount University. Before that, he was Gift Planning Officer at the California Community Foundation.
Aguirre is the former Chair of the southern California membership chapter of Hispanics in Philanthropy. He also served on the California Lutheran University Alumni Board of Directors, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science in 1999. He is a Jesse M. Unruh California State Assembly Fellow, and completed his Master of Public Administration degree as a Dean’s Merit Scholar from the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California in 2005.
Aguirre resides in Van Nuys with his wife Siana-Lea, with whom he's been married to for over 10 years. He enjoys running, tennis, and beer making during his free time.