The new managing director of news and culture for WGBH-FM/89.7 in Boston is Phil Redo. He’ll guide the overall strategy of the NPR station’s news and cultural programs and oversee WGBH-FM’s editorial partnership with Public Radio International. Redo worked for WGBH as an independent media consultant and was instrumental last year in its purchase of WCRB-FM/99.5, the station said in a release. Redo was formerly vice president and general manager of Greater Media Boston, a five-station FM radio group, and v.p. of operations and strategy at WNYC, New York Public Radio.