News About Public Radio

Faces Of NPR: Anjuli Sastry

May 19, 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 one of NPR's Production Assistants for All Things Considered, Anjuli Sastry.

The Basics:

Name: Anjuli Sastry

Twitter Handle: @AnjuliSastry

The New York Times Magazine wrote last year: "In a culture in which we are all talking about ourselves more than ever, Gross is not only listening intently; she's asking just the right questions." We couldn't agree more. Neither can the nearly 650 NPR Member stations carrying the show and the 6.2 million people a week that tune in.*

Faces Of NPR: Sohail Anwar

May 10, 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 NPR's Director of IT Operations, Sohail Anwar.

The Basics:

Name: Sohail Anwar

Twitter Handle: I don't use Twitter

Job Title: Director, IT Operations

Where You're From: Pakistan

Since Ask Me Another's pilot season, which began airing on May 4, 2012, Ask Me Another has played nearly 1000 games with over 1,300 contestants, with VIP guests ranging from Sir Patrick Stewart and Uzo Aduba to Lewis Black and Josh Groban. Now, NPR's hour of puzzles, word games and trivia is marking its fifth anniversary with a special podcast re-release today of its very first episode, including a new interview between host Ophira Eisenberg and actor/author John Hodgman, the guest on that original episode.

Faces Of NPR: Andrew Limbong

May 4, 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 NPR's Arts Desk reporter, Andrew Limbong.

The Basics:

Name: Andrew Limbong

Twitter Handle: @andrewlimbong

Job Title: reporter/producer

NPR One In More Connected Cars

May 3, 2017

NPR One will be available on select 2018 Lexus models

We are excited to announce that NPR One will be available directly from the dash on model year 2018 Lexus vehicles equipped with the Enform App Suite 2.0 infotainment system.

In 1980, Frank Deford voiced his first commentary for NPR, launching an incredible run that had him filing, as of this week, 1,656 of his signature insights into the world of sports and the human stories that weave through the world of competition. And on today's Morning Edition, he shared that this will be his final regular commentary for NPR.

Insta-worthy Radio Reporters

Apr 27, 2017

Many public radio reporters are talented Instagrammers, snapping whatever catches their eye during reporting trips.

NPR journalists are often on the road and that makes them interesting to follow on social media as they post tweets or photos from wherever the story takes them.

Faces Of NPR: Rodney Carmichael

Apr 26, 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 NPR's hip-hop writer, Rodney Carmichael.

The Basics:

Name: Rodney Carmichael

Twitter Handle: @rodneyology

Job Title: hip-hop journalist

Robert Siegel, whose career with NPR has spanned more than four decades, will be stepping down as co-host of NPR's All Things Considered next year.

One of the most distinctive voices on NPR's airwaves, Siegel will be leaving the host's chair in January 2018. He has hosted the show for 30 years.

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