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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.

New host lineup at ‘All Things Considered’ brings drive to ‘freshen up’ show

current.org — PITTSBURGH - With new hosts and leadership in place, NPR's All Things Considered will aim to tell stories in new ways and on a wider range of platforms, according to panelists at the Public Radio Program Directors conference who discussed the show's future with attendees.
Oct 02, 2015

New host lineup at ‘All Things Considered’ brings drive to ‘freshen up’ show current.org/2015/10/new-ho… via @currentpubmedia

Oct 03, 2015

RT @hartoutwest: Bravo @arishapiro: Periscope, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat "ways to reach an audience that might not know about us" current.org/2015/10/new-ho…

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Program directors challenged to think about audience, not formats

current.org — PITTSBURGH - Eric Nuzum, the former NPR executive who recently joined Audible to oversee original content, spoke frankly to public radio station programmers about retaining talent, growing audience and creating content at the Public Radio Program Directors conference here Tuesday. Nuzum spoke candidly during his brief return to the public media fray.
Sep 30, 2015

Wowow. Sound like there's been lots of conflicting advice to program directors at #PRPD15 current.org/2015/09/progra…

Sep 30, 2015

"When Nuzum was developing Ask Me Another at NPR, he said, the guiding goal was to get women in their 30s to laugh." current.org/2015/09/progra…

Sep 30, 2015

Hi-velocity gauntlet-throwing from @ericnuzum to broadcast bosses @PRPD "People don’t leave when they see a future." current.org/2015/09/progra…

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WGBH to acquire international news website GlobalPost

current.org — WGBH in Boston announced Thursday that it has finalized plans to acquire the international news website GlobalPost. The acquisition of the Boston-based outlet is intended to bolster the international reporting of WGBH's Public Radio International.
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PodScanning: New podcasts from WGBH, KQED and WNYC

current.org — In our PodScanning column, we look at the latest podcasts and podcasting news in public media. Send tips to tyler@current.org. New podcasts: WGBH in Boston and The GroundTruth Project, a nonprofit that reports on social justice issues, have announced a new podcast, GroundTruth , that aims to look beyond the headlines of global news stories.

With Keillor moving on, stations ponder future with a changing ‘Prairie Home’

current.org — Garrison Keillor's departure as host of A Prairie Home Companion has public radio program directors wondering how the news from Lake Wobegon is going to sound set to a mandolin-heavy soundtrack. Keillor announced June 26 that this season of the show, which began on Saturday, will be his last as host after 42 years leading the production he created.
Sep 22, 2015

Garrison Keillor is retiring and @prairie_home is changing. Here's what stations think: bit.ly/1Frte2J

Diane Rehm chides O’Malley for late arrival to interview

current.org — A word of caution to future guests on The Diane Rehm Show: Don't be late. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a 2016 presidential candidate, learned that the hard way during an interview Tuesday morning on the show, produced at WAMU in Washington, D.C.
Sep 17, 2015

the trade pub for public media has made a gif of Diane Rehm being pissed off about O’Malley’s tardiness. current.org/2015/09/diane-…

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WNYC to offer ‘Freakonomics’ as weekly radio show

current.org — Freakonomics Radio will be offered as a weekly, one-hour radio program starting in October, WNYC announced Wednesday. WNYC will begin distributing the program along with Radiolab, On the Media and its forthcoming collaborative program with The New Yorker this fall.
Sep 10, 2015

RT @freakonomics: Starting in October, Freakonomics Radio will have a weekly, one-hour radio program! bit.ly/1MceSpe

PlanPhilly managing editor leaves WHYY

current.org — Matt Golas, managing editor of WHYY's PlanPhilly website, resigned from his position Thursday, he confirmed in an email. In the email, Golas wrote, "As I move on to my next assignment, I will be seeking a work atmosphere that appreciates entrepreneurial, nimble and collaborative behavior across the board."

Film festival aims to raise profile of investigative journalism

current.org — The nonprofit news organization 100Reporters is launching an Investigative Film Festival and Symposium in Washington, D.C., later this month that is being billed as the first event of its kind. The festival will kick off with the Washington premiere of Spotlight, a Hollywood feature film starring Liev Schreiber and Michael Keaton that looks at how the Boston Globe broke the sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church.
Sep 09, 2015

RT @INN: Nonprofit outlet @100Reporters to launch Investigative Film Festival and Symposium this month: bit.ly/1EP80M4 pic.twitter.com/oTAwtLllfv

Departure of Chris Satullo prompts questions about future of news operation at WHYY

current.org — Employees at WHYY in Philadelphia say they are shocked and concerned about the future of the station's newsroom after learning last week that Vice President of News Chris Satullo would be leaving the station.
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Sep 30, 2015

@taylakaye @mjanssen also, "want everything handed to them." can't see who it was either.

Sep 24, 2015

@dankennedy_nu @aaronread1 PRI declined to go into GP staffing details other than to say nine would be offered positions.

Sep 24, 2015

@dankennedy_nu @aaronread1 22 if you count GlobalPost correspondents. 13 if you don't. According to this: bit.ly/1FhPKva

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