After years of leadership changes and funding deficits, NPR’s new president and CEO says the public radio network has turned a corner and is positioning itself to grow its already sizable audience, along with its journalistic content and funding from donors.
NPR is moving to a new $201 million headquarters with all digital equipment in Washington, leaving its analog radio gear behind.
A freelance radio host was fired from a documentary program that airs on NPR affiliates after she became a spokeswoman for a Washington protest because her producers believed she violated the public radio network’s code of ethics, the host said Thursday.
NPR will forge ahead in the fight for federal money despite six months of bad PR — and without its chief executive.
National Public Radio President and CEO Vivian Schiller says she resigned because it would have been too difficult for NPR to confront a possible loss of federal funding if she had remained in charge.
NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned in the wake of comments by a fellow executive that angered conservatives and renewed calls to end federal funding for public broadcasting.