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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

Have you Heard? NPR Podcasts Deliver

 

78% of NPR podcast users listen within 48 hours of downloading, according to a recent study by Edison Research. And 93% NPR podcast users typically consume most or all of an episode of the public radio podcasts they enjoy. It’s clear that podcast users are passionate about NPR podcasts!

We’ve incorporated these and other recent survey findings into an online introduction to podcasting, providing a research-based look at the podcast landscape and what makes NPR podcasts and their listeners unique.

 

Explore the Power of NPR Podcasting

NPR by the numbers

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

26.3

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

30

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

1.7

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

84.2

million monthly podcast downloads

74%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

26.3

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

30

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

1.7

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

84.2

million monthly podcast downloads

74%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

Sources: (On Air) ACT 1 based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide, Fall 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, Feb-Apr ’15. (Podcasts) Splunk, 3-month average, Feb-Apr ’15. (Discuss content) NPR Impact Study, Lightspeed Research, October 2013.