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Washington, DC
Assistant Editor, Current.org
As seen in:  ZDNet, SmartPlanet, Grist

I cover public radio and podcasts for @currentpubmedia. Formerly @SmartPlanet, @AtlanticCities and @grist.

WNYC to self-distribute Radiolab, On the Media

current.org — WNYC is breaking its distribution ties with NPR to self-distribute its terrestrial radio shows Radiolab and On the Media starting Oct. 1. It will also self-distribute its new show with the New Yorker when it launches this fall.

The Pub, #20: What Eric Nuzum will do at Audible that he couldn’t do at NPR

current.org — "Let's talk about the ideas that you always wanted to do but could never do." That's how Donald Katz, CEO of Audible.com, opened a meeting with Eric Nuzum, NPR's outgoing programming v.p. "Like, ideas that were either too big, or cost too much money, or were too risky, or you couldn't find or attract the right talent for it," Nuzum recalls Katz wanting to discuss.

Serial announces work on two new seasons

current.org — Serial, the hit podcast from WBEZ and This American Life, announced Wednesday in an email newsletter from Sarah Koenig, the host of the show's first season, that it's producing two seasons of episodes. "[W]e are hard at work reporting not one, but two distinct new stories," Koenig said in the email.

Why more public media content should be licensed under Creative Commons

current.org — In February 2015, NPR's Danny Zwerdling published a four-part investigative series on nurses who had been injured on the job. The series was published on the NPR website and distributed using NPR's API to member station websites. On the NPR homepage, Danny's investigative work was given the same treatment as other NPR and member station pieces published on the same day.

North Carolina’s WUNC extends reach with purchase of WFSS

current.org — North Carolina public radio station WUNC has purchased WFSS, currently operated by Fayetteville State University, in a $1.75 million deal that extends the station's reach into the southeastern part of the state. WUNC is paying $1.35 million to Fayetteville State in addition to non-cash considerations as part of the deal, announced May 13.

Music stations aim for wider audience with VuHaus, a hub for videos

current.org — A unique collaboration among public radio stations seeks to increase their impact on digital music with the creation of a new video platform. VuHaus, previously dubbed Music X, gathers in-studio music videos already being produced by Triple A-format stations onto a single platform, available online and via a mobile app.

PBS and NPR partnering on ‘single sign-in experience’ across apps and websites

current.org — AUSTIN, Texas - PBS and NPR have begun working together behind the scenes on several digital projects, brainstorming best practices and back-end technology to benefit public broadcasters and their members. Ira Rubenstein, s.v.p. and g.m.

Stalking of Minnesota host highlights common but little-discussed threat to female DJs

current.org — The case of a Minnesota man charged with stalking a local public radio host is shining a rare spotlight on a problem faced by stations and on-air talent across the country. Mary Lucia's alleged stalker, Patrick Henry Kelly, appeared in Hennepin County District Court May 4. His trial is now scheduled to start Aug.

AIR seeks station ideas for new Localore projects

current.org — The Association of Independents in Radio opened its runway for stations looking to participate in its latest Localore project, Finding America. Public television and radio stations that want to develop new approaches for creating content for under-served audiences in their communities can submit videos describing their project ideas until May 31.

Why Jon Stewart’s next show should be on public radio

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May 28, 2015

Serial is working on two new seasons to "reduce the amount of time between" them. bit.ly/1PQ8AO4

May 28, 2015

RT @serial: This week’s big news: We’re working on 2 new seasons at once. Get our newsletter for the latest straight from Sarah. bit.ly/1yrxb3Z

May 22, 2015

@jeremiak @mjanssen they're still working on it last I heard. I'll post something when it's out.

May 20, 2015

RT @johnpaul: Podcasts. Video clips. Smart playlists. A new song format. Today's @Spotify update is a pretty big one: fastcompany.com/3046504/tech-f…

May 15, 2015

RT @drvox: The death penalty strikes me as so obviously and viscerally wrong that I scarcely know how to articulate an argument.

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