Washington Post hires Dennis as audio producer for Post Reports

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s director of audio Renita Jablonski, “Post Reports” senior producer Maggie Penman and supervising senior producer Reena Flores: We’re delighted to announce that Eliza Dennis is joining The Washington Post as an audio producer on the Post Reports team. Eliza is known as a steady hand […]

Valdivia swaps BuzzFeed for NPR

Pablo Valdivia has joined NPR as an engagement editor. Valdivia tweets, “I’ll be working across digital, radio, and podcast to elevate and tell Latino stories, as well as help call in the community across the network.” Recently, he was a senior Latin culture editor at BuzzFeed as well as a senior editor and manager, editor, […]

NPR taps Vincent as supervising producer

NPR has hired Cher Vincent as a supervising producer. Recently, Vincent was a senior producer at New York-based media production company Pushkin Industries. She was a senior editor at Vox and a senior producer at Slate Magazine. She was a producer at Gimlet Media. Be sure to congratulate Vincent on Twitter.

NPR hires S&P’s Copley as climate and corporations correspondent

National Public Radio deputy senior supervising editor Neela Banerjee and chief science editor Andrea Kissack share the following announcement: Hello, everyone, Andrea and I are delighted to announce that we have hired Michael Copley as the network’s first Climate and Corporations Correspondent. Of all the forces and actors responding to climate change, corporations seem to […]

Cheddar’s Pratz departs for NPR

National Public Radio has hired Megan Pratz from Cheddar to be its political editor. She will start Aug. 22. At Cheddar, she ran the Washington, D.C., bureau for the streaming news network. That position took her all over the country and the world covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail. Prior to Cheddar, […]

NPR names Walsh congressional correspondent

NPR has tapped Deirdre Walsh as a congressional correspondent. Recently, Walsh held the post of Congress editor. Previously, Walsh was at CNN, where she was a producer/researcher for the network’s prime anchor Judy Woodruff. She also planned and produced “Inside Politics,” a live hour-long show, where she coordinated with correspondents from various beats. She then […]

NPR’s “Planet Money” names Guo and Fountain co-hosts

The following excerpt was sent out: Planet Money has named two new co-hosts: Jeff Guo, who was most recently NPR’s inaugural Ishiyama Transparency in Government Legal Fellow, and Nick Fountain, who started as a producer on Planet Money in 2015. Guo and Fountain join co-hosts Kenny Malone, Sarah Gonzalez, Mary Childs, Amanda Aronczyk, Erika Beras, and Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi […]

NPR is creating a team to cover disinformation

In a Monday note to newsroom staff, vice president and executive editor Terence Samuel and senior vice president and editorial director Nancy Barnes announced the following members of a new team to cover disinformation: Shannon Bond needs little introduction. Shannon is currently a tech correspondent based in the Bay Area. That beat has already given […]

NPR announces two promotions

The following excerpt was sent out: Colleagues: As we continue to realign our newsroom and resources to better serve our audiences, we are pleased to announce that Vickie Walton-James will become Acting Managing Editor for News and Ammad Omar will become Chief National Editor. Vickie and Ammad will assume their new roles on July 25th. Vickie is one of […]

Williams appointed executive producer at NPR

NPR has tapped Veralyn Williams as executive producer. The award-winning journalist joins from LWC Studios, where she was senior editor. Williams worked as a producer, executive producer and senior producer at WNYC Radio and was a producer at Slate. She also served as an associate producer at New York Public Radio. Williams has a B.A. […]