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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.

Robert Siegel's voice and signature reporting have been an essential part of NPR since he first arrived in Washington in 1976. He has been with NPR for more than 40 years, a constant presence in our newsroom and a familiar voice to so many listeners. After one of the most storied careers in NPR's history, Robert has decided to step down as the host of All Things Considered in January 2018.

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.

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