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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.

Spotlight on NPR Podcasts

NPR podcasts named among iTunes' Best Podcasts of 2014
NPR Dominates iTunes Best of 2014 Podcast Selections

 

With 60 million monthly downloads, we know users love NPR podcasts. This year, we are delighted that Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!; Fresh Air; Planet Money; TED Radio Hour and Snap Judgment were included in “iTunes Best of 2014.” 

NPR podcasts reach a young and engaged audience — 43% of listeners are under age 35 and 86% hold a more positive opinion of a company when they find out it supports NPR.

With the launch of a new program, Invisibilia, and :30 host-read mid-rolls in popular podcasts, now is the time to align with the leader in podcasting.

 

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NPR by the numbers

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

26.2

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

25.6

million unique monthly users on NPR.org

146,122

hours of national and local public radio programming each week

17

international bureaus

59

George Foster Peabody Awards

1.5

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

45.6

million monthly podcast downloads

76%

of listeners discuss NPR content with friends, family and colleagues

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

26.2

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

25.6

million unique monthly users on NPR.org

146,122

hours of national and local public radio programming each week

17

international bureaus

59

George Foster Peabody Awards

1.5

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

45.6

million monthly podcast downloads

76%

of listeners discuss NPR content with friends, family and colleagues

Sources: (On Air) ACT 1 based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide, Spring 2014, All Programming (incl. newscasts), Persons 12+ © 2014 The Nielsen Company. May not be quoted or reproduced without the prior written permission of Nielsen. (Online and apps) Google Analytics, 3-month average, June – August 2014. (Podcasts) Splunk, 3-month average, June – August 2014. (Discuss content) Lightspeed Research, NPR Listener Survey, May 2011.