A Tradition of Excellence

NPR delivers top-quality programming and connects sponsors to an influential audience

Home to two of the top three radio drive-time 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.

Spotlight on NPR Podcasts

NPR Podcasts Lead the Pack

 

NPR podcast titles consistently hold court as favorites among listeners and critics alike, with eight shows named in the iTunes “Best of 2015.” Now, NPR leads Podtrac too. With more than 8.5 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

28.8

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

33.2

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

1.7

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

8.5

million monthly podcast users

65%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

1000+

stations broadcasting NPR programming

28.8

million weekly listeners to NPR programming

33.2

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

1.7

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

8.5

million monthly podcast users

65%

of listeners discuss NPR content with family and friends

Sources: (On Air) ACT 1 based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide, Spring 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, June-August 2016. (Podcasts) Podtrac, August 2016.  (Discuss content) Lightspeed Research, State of Sponsorship Survey, 2015.