WBUR’s Dooling leaves for Boston University

Shannon Dooling, an investigative reporter at WBUR-FM 90.9, NPR’s member station in Boston has left to join Boston University’s College of Communication as an associate professor of investigative reporting. Dooling had been with WBUR-FM 90.9 for more than eight years, where she also reported on immigration and other regional news, and served as a Morning […]

NY Times adds four to its audio team

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ director of audio Paula Szuchman: Frannie Carr Toth joins the audio team as a senior editor on “The Run-Up.” Until recently, she was the founding senior editor of WBUR’s ideas and opinion page, Cognoscenti. Before that, she served as executive producer of “The Emily Rooney […]

Fernandes to join WBUR’s ‘Here & Now’ as co-host

The following excerpt was sent out: Award-winning journalist Deepa Fernandes is joining NPR and WBUR’s Here & Now, the live midday news program distributed nationwide, as the show’s third host. On Monday, October 10th she will make her debut alongside Robin Young and Scott Tong. She joins Here & Now from the San Francisco Chronicle where she was an immigration correspondent and senior newsroom advisor on Race and Equity. […]

STAT News hires Chen as reporter

Angus Chen has joined STAT News as a reporter, covering cancer. He comes from WBUR, where he was a reporter/producer. He starts in October. Chen has also freelanced for the Scientific American, Science Magazine, NPR and WNYC Radio, among others. He was also managing editor at SciStarter. Chen graduated from Oberlin College.

NPR hires Ma as biz reporter

Adrian Ma has joined NPR as a business reporter for “The Indicator,” NPR’s daily economics podcast. Recently, he was a business reporter at WBUR, covering business, work, and the economy in the Greater Boston area. He has also freelanced for NPR News, NPR’s “Planet Money” podcast, The Indicator podcast, and American Public Media’s “Marketplace.” He […]

VTDigger hires Thys as business/economy reporter

The following VTDigger.com announcement was sent out: The statewide, nonprofit news organization has established a new creative director position charged with overseeing design, marketing and user experience. It has also created a sixth regional reporter position focused on the Chittenden County cities and towns outside of Burlington. Among the new hires is veteran journalist Fred […]

WBUR seeks reporter

As a reporter in WBUR’s investigative unit, you will report and produce original, comprehensive stories for multiple platforms collaboration with ProPublica that are based on in-depth information gathered from interviews, public records, and data analysis. You will also build relationships with multiple news sources and numerous subject areas and institutions. You will also request records […]

WBUR and ProPublica hiring for new investigative unit

WBUR and ProPublica have launched an investigative initiative which will look into work for both nonprofit organizations throughout New England. The outlets are also hiring for an investigative reporter for the new venture, reports the Journal. The hiring will be done jointly by WBUR and ProPublica. The new reporter will be joining the WBUR Investigations […]