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RAIN Announces New Podcast Business Summit, Presented with Support from NPR

This Summer, NPR, the leading podcast publisher in the U.S., will play a central role in the first ever Podcast Business Summit, presented by RAIN (Radio, Audio, Internet News). Dedicated to conversations for advertisers and publishers, the Summit will feature speakers from across the podcasting industry – publish,...

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NPR News Head Talks Fact Based Reporting & Local Collaboration

 “You can’t understand this country’s politics unless you understand it at a local level,” NPR’s Senior Vice President of News Mike Oreskes told E.B. Moss in a recent interview about NPR’s local-national news strategy, fact...

Capturing Attention From the Distracted Mind of The Consumer

Hundreds of millions of Americans will be watching Super Bowl 51 this Sunday – some for the football and some for the ads. Those Super Bowl commercials have become an annual American tradition, and among...

All Things Considered Explores Failure & Resilience in Two New Series

Everyone has those pit-in-the-stomach moments. Sometimes, it helps when you can hear from someone who has been there and lived to tell about it. All Things Considered brings those conversations about pivotal, life-changing moments to listeners...

NPR Podcasts Year in Review

Unplug your earbuds for this one: 2016 was the biggest year in podcast listening to date, and as the industry’s leading podcast publisher, NPR was an important driver of that growth. Topping more than 70 million monthly downloads and streams, we’re proud...

Bryan Moffett Named COO National Public Media

Bryan Moffett has been named Chief Operating Officer of National Public Media (NPM), it was announced today by NPM President and CEO Gina Garrubbo. NPM manages corporate sponsorships for NPR, PBS and Member stations. The...

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Digiday Names NPR Player Best Brand Platform

During a ceremony in New York on November 17, Digiday recognized the NPR Player and its sponsorship products as the industry’s leading digital tool for brand building and messaging. The NPR Player allows brands to extend their message in...

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NPR Takes Center Stage at IAB Podcast Upfront

NPR was one of 12 publishers at the IAB Podcast Upfront, now in its second year, showcasing their podcasting chops to the advertising community. The presentation featured the latest research on the diverse, loyal podcast audience; fresh...

PBS Arts Fall Festival Spotlights Hamilton

When now filmmaker Alex Horwitz befriended Lin-Manuel Miranda, the pair were onetime college roommates. Flashforward to 2016, Horwitz and Miranda are behind the year’s much buzzed about documentary, Hamilton’s America, coming to the PBS Arts Fall Festival on October 21...

Overnight News Coverage: The NPR Standard

There’s no such thing as a 9-to-5 shift in a newsroom, especially not for the staff of Peabody Award-winning newsmagazine Morning Edition. Overnight news coverage is the NPR standard—one which our audience expects from us, especially...