producer, Con Salsa!, WBUR 90.9 FM
A native of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jose Masso moved to Boston in 1973 after completing his studies at Antioch College in Ohio. His career has included prominent and groundbreaking positions in education, communications, politics, entertainment, and sports. On June 22, 2006, Jose celebrated thirty-one years as announcer/producer of "Con Salsa!" on WBUR 90.9FM in Boston. During this period "Con Salsa!" has served as part music show, part party, part community center, the program is a mecca for Latinos and lovers of things Latin. Jose is a member of the Berklee College of Music Community Advisory Board; The Board of Advisors for the Emerging Leaders Program at UMASS/Boston, The Mauricio Gaston Board of Directors, The Board of Directors of Oeste? the Massachusetts Latino Political Organization, the Board of Directors for the Boston Center for the Arts; The Board of Trustees of the Renaissance Charter School; a Visiting Board member of the New England Conservatory; a Foundation Board member at the Boston Arts Academy, a founder and member of the New Majority Coalition, co-convener of Somos Uno - the Latino Alliance for Progress, and co-chair of the Edward James Olmos Americanos/Bostonianos Project.