A Tradition of Excellence

News Service Brand of the Year: Most Loved, Most Trusted

Harris Poll EquiTrend®, a national survey of U.S. consumers, recognized NPR as the 2017 News Service Brand of the Year. NPR was also named Most Loved and Most Trusted – sentiments that are affirmed by feedback we hear from NPR listeners and results seen by NPR sponsors.

Home to the two most listened to radio programs in America

As a standard-setting producer and distributor of top-quality news, information and music programming for more than 40 years, NPR has been honored with the broadcast industry’s most prestigious awards. NPR programs inform and delight listeners, and offer sponsors opportunities to align with unparalleled content across dynamic platforms.

The Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research

Smart speakers – Amazon Echo and Google Home, for example – are dramatically affecting the daily lives of Americans who own them. A new study from NPR and Edison Research offers the first in-depth look at the behaviors and attitudes of Americans who already have smart speaker devices in their homes – a fast-growing market – and those who do not.

 

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Spotlight on NPR Podcasts

NPR Podcasts Lead the Pack

 

NPR podcast titles consistently hold court as favorites among listeners and critics alike, with six shows named in the iTunes “Best of 2016.” Now, NPR leads Podtrac too. With 8 of the top 20 podcast titles and 12.3 million monthly podcast users across programs, NPR leads Podtrac’s Podcast Industry Audience Rankings with the largest podcast audience in the industry. Learn more here

 

Explore the Power of NPR Podcasting

NPR by the numbers

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

30

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

36.9

million unique monthly users on NPR.org

163,296

hours of national and local public radio programming each week

17

international bureaus

59

George Foster Peabody Awards

2.5

million monthly users across NPR apps for iPhone, Android and iPad

12.3

million monthly podcast users

87%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

30

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

36.9

million unique monthly users on NPR.org

163,296

hours of national and local public radio programming each week

17

international bureaus

59

George Foster Peabody Awards

2.5

million monthly users across NPR apps for iPhone, Android and iPad

12.3

million monthly podcast users

87%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

Sources: (On Air) ACT 1 based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide, Fall 2016, All Programming (incl. newscasts), Persons 12+ © 2016 The Nielsen Company. May not be quoted or reproduced without the prior written permission of Nielsen. (Online and apps) Google Analytics, 3-month average, April-June 2017. (Podcasts) Podtrac, July 2017.  (Discuss content) NPR Impact Study, NPR Listens, January 2017. Refers to weekly listeners.