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NPR Women Win Six Gracie Awards

Apr 19, 2018

Created in the name of actress and radio host, Gracie Allen, the Alliance for Women In Media Gracie Awards recognize women who are industry leaders and pioneers in media and entertainment. This award proudly celebrates work created by women, about women, for women. Today, NPR women were presented with six Gracie awards:

Behind the Stories features perspectives from the reporters, editors and producers who create NPR's content, offering insights into how and why they do what they do. For this post, we sat down with NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez to talk about his piece, "What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me"?

What drew you to report on education?

This awards season, NPR journalists and programs were nominated in several categories at both The Webby Awards. Recognized for creative reporting, innovative storytelling, and limitless curiosity, these nominations are just a snippet of the outstanding work NPR produces on a daily basis.

Faces of NPR: Emily Barocas

Apr 12, 2018

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 inspires them. This week's post features NPR One's Emily Barocas.

Tell us about NPR One and what your role is?

In honor of Talia Schlanger's "OnAirNniversary" on April 3, NPR Extra caught up with the World Cafe host and discussed her favorite artists, appreciation for the WXPN team, and love of public media.

Today marks a milestone for NPR, Member stations and our largest and most loyal mobile audience, with the much-anticipated launch of the NPR app (formerly the NPR News App) on the iOS platform. You can download the app or get the new update now: Tap or click here.

NPR's International Desk Expands East

Mar 28, 2018

In a note to staff today, Chief International Editor William Dobson announced the NPR International Desk's expansion in Asia.

Everyone,

I am thrilled to announce that NPR's International Desk is expanding in Asia.

It's Been a Minute is nearing its first anniversary. NPR Extra caught up with NPR journalist and podcast host Sam Sanders about his move to NPR West in Culver City, California, transition from NPR's Washington Desk, and what he hopes to accomplish before IBAM turns one year old.

PodProsal: A Marriage Made in Podcast Heaven

Mar 21, 2018

You already know podcasting to be an intimate experience. It's a time usually shared with loved ones or perhaps between just you and your ear buds... but some couples are taking it to the next level.

Move over jumbotron, podcasts are the new best thing in marriage proposals.

If you're an avid podcast listener, maybe you've already heard a few people "pop the question" during one of your favorite shows.

Meet two couples who love each other so much, that NPR helped them put a ring on it.

Kyle & Olivia

Faces of NPR: Design Team

Mar 19, 2018

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 inspires them. This week's post features the NPR Design team.

You are all on the Design team. What are your roles?

Libby Bawcombe: I'm a senior product designer. I work in user experience and visual design of our digital products, and I write for NPR Design's blog.

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