NPR promotes four staff members

Deepa Shivaram, a political reporter at NPR, has taken on the role of White House correspondent. She joined NPR in July 2021 as a general assignment digital reporter. Previously, Shivaram held the posts of producer, research assistant for “Meet the Press,” associate producer for “Meet the Press” and “Meet the Press Daily,” 2020 campaign embed […]

NPR names three to politics/election coverage team

Elena Moore, an assistant producer for the NPR Politics podcast, has taken on the role of political reporter to cover young and new voters. Moore joined NPR in October 2019 as an editorial assistant on the Washington desk. Since then, she held the posts of production assistant for “Morning Edition” and “NPR Politics” podcast, and […]

NPR seeks an assistant producer, politics (temporary, 12 months)

We’re looking for a creative and versatile Assistant Producer with a passion for political news to help produce the podcast through the 2024 election cycle. This is a full-time short-term position beginning late 2023 and extending through December 2024. It is based in Washington, DC, will require some travel and weekend work and a willingness to […]

NPR names Rose its transportation reporter

Joel Rose has been named transportation reporter at National Public Radio. His reporting focuses on traffic and pedestrian safety, the transition to electric vehicles, and an air travel system under stress. Since joining NPR in 2011, Rose has covered immigration for the network and worked as a general assignment reporter in New York City. He was […]

NPR CEO Lansing announces retirement

The following excerpt was sent out from NPR: NPR chief executive John Lansing says he intends to retire at the end of 2023. His four-year tenure will be defined by his handling of the extreme challenges of the pandemic, a racial reckoning, and headwinds in the podcasting industry that led to severe layoffs. “I haven’t […]

NPR seeks an elections editorial assistant (temporary), Washington Desk

NPR’s award-winning Washington Desk produces sophisticated yet accessible coverage of the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, National Security, and the Department of Justice as well as electoral politics. Our focus is on the nexus of policy, politics and culture. We draw connections between the places political leaders come from, the people they represent and […]

NPR’s Grundmann to depart after more than two decades

Anya Grundmann, SVP for programming and audience development at NPR, is set to depart. Since joining in June 2003, she has held various posts, including executive producer of the music unit and executive director for NPR music. reports: “Grundmann’s departure follows [NPR President nd CEO] John F. Lansing‘s decision last year to restructure the upper […]

Diakides swaps CNN for NPR

NPR has hired Tasha Diakides as executive producer for newscast. She will join from CNN, where she worked for more than 21 years. During this time, Diakides held the posts of producer – “Late edition with Wolf Blitzer,” 2008 campaign off-air reporter and field producer, field producer II – “State of the Union with John King,” […]

NPR appoints Rodriguez VP and executive editor

Eva Rodriguez will join NPR as VP and executive editor on September 11. In her new role, Rodriguez will spearhead a 200-plus-person newsgathering operation. She will also serve as the senior editorial leader for all of NPR’s platforms, news desks and beats. Commenting on her new role, she said: “I have loved and respected NPR […]

Khilnani takes on new role at NPR

The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher: NPR’s President and CEO, John Lansing, has promoted Nik Khilnani to senior vice president of Product and Audience Technology. In this expanded role, Khilnani will oversee the Product, Design and Audience Technology teams, drive the roadmap and development of audience products, station tools and engineering […]