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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.

Faces Of NPR: Joe Chau

Nov 7, 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 Joe Chau.

The Basics:

Name: Joe Chau

Twitter Handle: @RealJChau

Job Title: Multimedia Specialist

Where You're From: Richmond, VA

Faces Of NPR: Steve Mullis

Nov 2, 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, meet Steve Mullis, digital whiz and video game aficionado.

The Basics:

Name: Steve Mullis

Twitter Handle: @stevemullis

The annual meeting of the Friends of KLRE and KUAR is Tuesday, November 15th, from 5 to 7 pm at Hillcrest Hall (Kavanaugh & Lee) in Little Rock. All public radio listeners are welcome. Eat, drink, and be merry in the company of other public radio fans.

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