Ed Yim to move from American Composers Orchestra to NYC classical station WQXR

Posted on: August 10, 2020

EDWARD YIM will step down as president and CEO of the New York City-based American Composers Orchestra to become chief content officer of WQXR, New York Public Radio’s classical music station, effective September 28. New York Public Radio is also home to WNYC, Gothamist, WNYC Studios, and the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Yim will oversee WQXR’s programming and operations, from live broadcasts, podcasts, and digital content to strategic partnerships, events, and community engagement. He will also be responsible for managing the station’s operating budget and fundraising. Yim started as American Composers Orchestra’s president and CEO in 2017. Prior to that, Yim held senior positions at the New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera, IMG Artists, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Edward Yim holds an AB in Government from Harvard College and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He serves on the board of the League of American Orchestras and has served on the boards of New Music USA and the International Contemporary Ensemble.