News About Public Radio

As Arkansas's execution plans, initially scheduling an unprecedented eight lethal injections over an 11 day period drew national and international attention, news staff from KUAR and Arkansas Public Media have been reporting the blow-by-blow developments for NPR programs and news outlets worldwide. Below you can hear or find links to many of those reports. The entire news team has also been regularly filing short newscast reports for NPR News.

Faces Of NPR: Bobby Carter

Apr 18, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features Digital Media Engineer, Bobby Carter.

The Basics:

Name: Bobby Carter

Twitter Handle:@djcuzzinb

Job Title: Digital Media Engineer

Dave Kaleta grew up in Chicago. Local NPR Member station WBEZ was a constant soundtrack at home and during car rides with his parents. He still remembers loving the 1980s Star Wars radio-drama. Among intergalactic radio stories, he also loved playing with LEGO bricks.

Faces Of NPR: Rob Byers

Apr 11, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features Production Specialist, Rob Byers.

The Basics:

Name: Rob Byers

Twitter Handle: @RobByers1

Job Title: Production Specialist, NPR Training

Where You're From: Newport News, Virginia

Faces Of NPR: NPR's Female Executives

Apr 5, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily.

On Wednesday, April 5, NPR launches Up First, a daily 10-minute morning news podcast available by 5am CDT each day. The podcast is available on NPR One, iTunes, Alexa and other podcast platforms. 

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. Expect the biggest stories and ideas, from politics to pop culture. The podcast is hosted by David Greene, Steve Inskeep and Rachel Martin, with reporting and analysis from NPR News.

Q&A with Neal Carruth (general manager of podcasting) and Sarah Gilbert (executive producer of Morning Edition and Up First)

Q: What is Up First?

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily.

Faces Of NPR: Kathleen Hoang

Mar 20, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features Operations Manager, Kathleen Hoang.

The Basics:

Name: Kathleen Hoang

Twitter Handle: I don't have Twitter but my Instagram name is hoangkathleent

Faces Of NPR: Tiffany Cooper

Mar 13, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features Financial Reporting Manager, Tiffany Cooper.

The Basics:

Name: Tiffany A. Cooper

Job Title: Financial Reporting Manager

Where You're From: Queens, NY

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