George Lara

Human Resources Manager, Recruitment and Internships

As the Director of Internships and Mentorship's for Chicago Public Media, George is a member of the Human Resources Team.  He oversees the station’s internship program and assists with recruitment of full time staff.

Since 2005, over 100 interns have gone through the internship program at Chicago Public Media. Some interns have moved on to full time positions at the station, while others have successfully launched careers at other public radio stations and media outlets throughout the country.

Prior to this position, George was Chicago Public Media's IT Manager, and prior to joining the station in March of 1999, George worked for Interim Personnel (now Speherion) in recruiting and IT.

George has studied at Eastern Michigan University, and lives in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago.