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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.

PodScanning: Podcasters take to the big screen

current.org — In our PodScanning column, we look at the latest podcasts and podcasting news in public media. Send tips to tyler@current.org. Podcasters will convene on stage in New York City Tuesday for a live event to be simulcast in theaters across the U.S.

NPR plans environmental reporting project with stations

current.org — NPR is assembling a new reporting team to focus on energy and the environment with contributions from journalists at its member station. In a memo to stations, Bruce Auster, NPR's senior editor for collaborative coverage, said the network is seeking applications from stations and will select about a dozen reporters to participate.
Jul 24, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: NPR plans environmental reporting project with stations bit.ly/1em4a02

Jul 24, 2015

NPR to put together new energy and environment team with focus on collaborative coverage current.org/2015/07/npr-pl…

Far out: Public media celebrates NASA’s Pluto visit this week

current.org — Public media is sharing in the interplanetary excitement as NASA's New Horizons spaceship reaches Pluto Tuesday at the outer edges of our solar system. On Wednesday, Nova will air a special, Chasing Pluto , which will feature images NASA is receiving from the spacecraft.

WNYC adds v.p. positions, makes other management tweaks

current.org — WNYC in New York City has added two vice presidents for on-demand content to its executive roster and made other management changes, which it announced in a memo Tuesday. In the memo, Dean Cappello, WNYC's executive v.p. and chief content officer, said that the station has promoted Paula Szuchman and Emily Botein to the new position of v.p.
Jul 15, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: .@WNYC has appointed two VPs for on-demand content, among other management changes. current.org/2015/07/wnyc-a…

Jul 21, 2015

@PaulaSzuchman So, wait, are you half of a vice president now? Which half: the vice, or the president? current.org/2015/07/wnyc-a…

Eric Nuzum on expectations for shows, channeling creative energy and his future at Audible

current.org — Before saying farewell to his colleagues in June, NPR Vice President of Programming Eric Nuzum appeared on our weekly podcast The Pub to reflect on his career as a public radio programmer and to discuss his new job developing original content for Audible, an Amazon subsidiary that produces and sells audio programming.

Ira Glass: ‘The main thing I’m doing still is radio’

current.org — Ira Glass's newly negotiated independence from WBEZ means he'll be running his own company, but he still expects to spend much of his time producing programs. "The main thing I'm doing still is radio," Glass told Current in an interview Friday. "That is still the overwhelming part of each day.

Ira Glass starts own company for ‘This American Life,’ ‘Serial’

current.org — This American Life host and creator Ira Glass has acquired full ownership of the show, breaking away from his longtime home at Chicago Public Media, according to Chicago media reporter Robert Feder. Glass will start a new public benefit corporation that will employ the staff of This American Life and Serial.
Jul 10, 2015

Ira Glass starts own company for ‘This American Life,’ ‘Serial’ current.org/2015/07/ira-gl… via @currentpubmedia

NPR journalists recognized for coverage from conflict zones

current.org — WASHINGTON - For the first time, two recipients are sharing CPB's annual Edward R. Murrow Award. NPR journalists Ofeibea Quist-Arcton and David Gilkey were honored Thursday here at the Public Media Development and Marketing Conference. Gilkey is a photographer and video editor, and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton covers Africa for NPR from Dakar, Senegal.

NPR expands co-hosting team for All Things Considered

current.org — NPR is shaking up the hosting structure for All Things Considered. Two new weekday hosts, Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers, will join veterans Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish, as co-hosts in September. Michel Martin, former host of Tell Me More, will replace Arun Rath as host of Weekend ATC.

Study points to lack of diversity on NPR and member station boards

current.org — A new study by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting finds that the boards of NPR and eight large-market public radio stations are made up mostly of men, white people and people with corporate connections. The study examined the boards of NPR and eight of its most-listened-to member stations: KQED in San Francisco, WNYC in New [...]
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Jul 28, 2015

RT @Newsweek: What do a widely beloved radio show and modern dance have in common? A lot, actually bit.ly/1h2Rv4d pic.twitter.com/GpD1rjC3tC

Jul 15, 2015

@GOSHENCOLLEGE thanks! I'll have to convince my boss to send me to the show!

Jul 15, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: .@WNYC has appointed two VPs for on-demand content, among other management changes. current.org/2015/07/wnyc-a…

Jul 13, 2015

"I’m not anti-podcast, but I believe we are thinking way too small." bit.ly/1HqGz8V

Jul 11, 2015

@AndrewLapin no worries! We'll have to be on the lookout for each other on the lakefront trail pretty soon

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