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Faces Of NPR: Malaka Gharib

Dec 16, 2016

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, we're featuring Malaka Gharib of Goats and Soda, NPR's global health and development blog.

The Basics:

Name: Malaka Gharib

Twitter Handle: @malakagharib

Faces Of NPR: Amy Morgan

Dec 12, 2016

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 an editor for Digital News, Amy Morgan.

The Basics:

Name: Amy Morgan

Twitter Handle: @amymorganedits

Job Title: Editor, Digital News

Where You're From: Olympia, WA.

Want to know the scoop on the best gifts for NPR fans? We've got the inside track on the gifts that will satisfy every fan on your list! We gathered NPR employees who are also frequent shoppers at the NPR Commons, our brick and mortar shop at NPR HQ in Washington, D.C., to serve as your personal shoppers and offer their take on why these products are their fan favorites.

For The Tidy Listener

Jarrod Jackson from NPR's Audience and Community Relations team suggests the Tiny Tote:

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 is our first double feature—meet Elissa Nadworny and Acacia Squires, editors for the NPR Ed team.

The Basics:

Name: Elissa Nadworny

Twitter Handle: @ElissaNadworny

There have been some questions and misunderstandings about when NPR News conducts interviews live and when we tape them.

The NPR Ombudsman, who is independent of the newsroom, published a column recently that offered her views on interviews NPR aired last week. In the course of her piece she expressed her opinion that certain interviews should not be done live.

Block, Beer & Bourbon

Nov 16, 2016
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Little Rock Soiree

The Friends of KLRE and KUAR invite you to join UALR Public Radio at Block, Beer and Bourbon, Thursday, January 19th from 7 until 10 pm at Curran Hall.

David Dye announced to listeners of WXPN-FM his decision to step back from his full-time role as World Cafe Host and Producer after Friday, March 31, 2017. Dye will continue in a part-time capacity as a regular contributor to the nationally- distributed music program. Dye was joined by General Manager Roger LaMay, who talked about 25th anniversary celebration events as well as the future of the show.

Faces Of NPR: Loren Pritchett

Nov 14, 2016

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, we are featuring Loren Pritchett.

The Basics:

Name: Loren Pritchett

Instagram Handle: @ello_mino_pea

Job Title: Donor Communications Manager

Where You're From: Danville, VA

#NPRLife's coming to Chicago starting Friday, November 11 for three days of audio goodness with hundreds of radio producers, journalists, documentarians and students as part of the 2016 Third Coast Conference.

Find more details about what NPR is up to below.

Earlier this fall, Generation Listen teamed up with NPR's Kelly McEvers for two live conversations about the opioid crisis that's impacting countless families across the country.

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