New York Public Radio taps Ostadan to cover NYPD and public safety

New York Public Radio has promoted Bahar Ostadan to NYPD and Public safety reporter. Recently, she served as an accountability reporter. Ostadan freelanced for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Vogue and The Village Voice. She also worked as a real estate reporter at The New York Daily News. Ostadan has a […] editor Chung departs

Jen Chung, senior editor at has left. Her LinkedIn post reads: “Creating Gothamist with Jake Dobkin gave me a reason to learn more about this incredible, vibrant, and, yes, sometimes frustrating place… and I am more in love with New York City than ever. “As co-founder of Gothamist, I will always be grateful that […]

Goli Sheikholeslami named new CEO of New York Public Radio

Goli Sheikholeslami announced today she is resigning as president and chief executive officer of Chicago Public Media, the nonprofit parent company of NPR news/talk WBEZ 91.5-FM and urban alternative Vocalo, to become CEO of New York Public Radio, parent company of WNYC, starting in early October. ( “My move to New York is bittersweet, especially when it comes to leaving the […]