WMFE CEO Erika Pulley-Hayes is leaving the station to take General Manager position at Washington D.C.’s WAMU

WMFE CEO and President Erika Pulley-Hayes will be leaving her position in Orlando public radio to take the job of General Manager at NPR affiliate WAMU in Washington D.C.

Pulley-Hayes’ hiring by WAMU was announced earlier this week, and confirmed in a goodbye statement sent out on Thursday. She will be starting the GM job at the the venerable public radio station on Aug. 30.

Pulley-Hayes’ hiring was the result of a “competitive, monthlong” search process.

“Washington, D.C., is really a public radio station’s dream market,” Pulley-Hayes excitedly told DCist in an interview this week.…