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Chicago, IL
Assistant Editor, Current.org
As seen in:  ZDNet, SmartPlanet, Grist

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

WHYY news VP Chris Satullo is leaving station

current.org — Chris Satullo, v.p. of news and civic dialogue at WHYY in Philadelphia, will be leaving the station, WHYY and Satullo confirmed Thursday. Satullo's last day will be Sept. 11, according to Art Ellis, v.p. of communications and member relations at WHYY. Satullo has been with the station since 2012.
Sep 03, 2015

"Reached by phone, Satullo confirmed his departure but declined to comment on why he’s leaving." current.org/2015/09/chris-…

Audible scoops up content team from ‘Radiolab’, public radio

current.org — Ellen Horne, executive producer of WNYC's Radiolab, is taking a job at Audible as an executive producer. At Audible, Horne joins Eric Nuzum, a former programming v.p. at NPR who left the network in May to become s.v.p. of original content at Audible. She has worked at WNYC for 12 years.
Sep 01, 2015

“I recall a time that Jad Abumrad told me emphatically he needed a woman named Ellen Horne as his partner in crime" current.org/2015/09/audibl…

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NPR to Pentagon: War manual encroaches on ‘basic press freedoms’

current.org — NPR has called on the Department of Defense to revise its " Law of War Manual," released in June, which says that journalists' reporting on military operations can be "very similar to collecting intelligence or even spying." In a letter sent to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter Aug.
Aug 22, 2015

NPR News chief @MichaelOreskes to Pentagon: War manual encroaches on ‘basic press freedoms’ via Current current.org/2015/08/npr-to…

Aug 22, 2015

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Aug 22, 2015

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‘Snap Judgment’ host welcomes creative freedom of WNYC deal

current.org — The new partnership between Snap Judgment and WNYC gives Glynn Washington, the show's host and founder, a degree of creative freedom he's been looking for. Under the co-production deal with the New York City station announced Wednesday, Washington will be able to focus his energies on the substance of the show.

WNYC to co-produce ‘Snap Judgment’

current.org — WNYC in New York City announced Wednesday that it will co-produce the podcast and radio show Snap Judgment starting Oct. 1. Glynn Washington, host and creator of the show, and his team will continue to produce the show from their Oakland, Calif., studios.

PodScanning: NPR is building a podcast discovery tool

current.org — In our regular PodScanning column, we look at the latest podcasts and podcasting news in public media. Send tips to tyler@current.org. The NPR Visuals team is building a web app to help users discover podcasts, much as previous apps have highlighted books and music recommended by NPR staffers.

T-Mobile supports FM radio in phones

current.org — T-Mobile supports activating FM chips in its smartphones, according to CEO John Legere in a tweet Friday. Hey @NextRadioApp - We heard you! We're saying yes to FM chip and will push our OEM partners to support!

A digital revolution for public radio fundraising

current.org — Marketing consultant John Sutton has been forecasting what public radio will look like in 2018, and his predictions, published on his blog RadioSutton since February, have been provocative. Sutton is among the pubradio analysts who believe that federal funding "will be sharply reduced or gone in five years."

“C is for capitalism”: Reactions to the Sesame Street-HBO deal

current.org — The big news about Sesame Street - that premieres will air exclusively on HBO and that PBS dropped the hourlong version of the show - has sparked both strong and light-hearted reactions. On the HBO deal: On the move to 30-minute shows: Reddit users are also having their say here and here.
Aug 13, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: “C is for capitalism”: Reactions to the Sesame Street–HBO deal bit.ly/1Mq9A9r

Aug 13, 2015

“C is for capitalism”: Reactions to the Sesame Street–HBO deal bit.ly/1Mq9A9r

Aug 13, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: Some of our favorite responses to the Sesame Street-HBO deal bit.ly/1Mq9A9r

Aug 13, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: “C is for capitalism”: Reactions to the Sesame Street–HBO deal ow.ly/2buAKy

NPR, WNYC to participate in second podcast upfront

current.org — The Interactive Advertising Bureau announced Wednesday that NPR and WNYC will be among the participants in a podcast upfront Sept. 10 in New York City. Unlike a previous podcast upfront staged by NPR, WNYC and Chicago's WBEZ in New York in April - which was more like a celebration of public media podcasts and included podcast fans that won passes to the event- the IAB event will be only for invited advertising executives.
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Sep 03, 2015

Three observations one month after moving from DC to Chicago: Ethiopian food is better in DC. CTA>WMATA. DC is better for pedestrians.

Aug 31, 2015

@andrewgill The first thing I did at Navy Pier was search for the studios. I'll have to stop by more formally some time!

Aug 31, 2015

@andrewgill let me know if that WBEZ beer gets another run! (I just moved to Chicago.)


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