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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.

NPR’s Michael Oreskes: “There probably hasn’t been enough change inside NPR”

current.org — Since joining NPR in April, NPR Senior Vice President of News Michael Oreskes has been quick to call for increased collaboration on journalism among NPR and its member stations, with the aim of creating a true news network for public radio.
Jul 31, 2015

Good intvu w/NPR news boss. If you say you love NPR, but you get your news in your Facebook feed, can u love NPR? current.org/2015/07/nprs-m…

‘The Pub’ #29: Michael Oreskes, NPR’s new head of news, on station collaboration, host changes and liberal bias

current.org — Michael Oreskes, NPR's new head of news, likes to say that if you add up all of the American public radio, TV and network journalists, they make up one of the nation's largest news organizations. Or at least they would if they could act like one news organization.
Jul 30, 2015

RT @currentpubmedia: .@MichaelOreskes, NPR’s new head of news, talks station collaboration, host changes + liberal bias on our podcast. current.org/2015/07/the-pu…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @NiemanLab: An interview with Michael Oreskes, @NPR's new head of news, on station collaboration, host changes and liberal bias current.org/2015/07/the-pu…

AT&T to request FM radio activation in Android phones

current.org — AT&T customers who use Android smartphones might soon be able to listen to FM radio stations on their devices. NextRadio, an app that can tune in FM stations, announced the news, saying that AT&T "is taking a proactive stance by including FM chip activation in their 2016 device specifications."

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

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Jul 30, 2015

@mattmdm they've all had jaywalking tickets. you have to watch out for it there. especially downtown.

Jul 30, 2015

@e_jaffe would be helpful to know how many hours he drove for that. still, seems low.

Jul 29, 2015

@mjanssen ginger beer is next on my list. But celery soda is after that. so odd.

Jul 29, 2015

Moving overload this week: Me to Chicago and @currentpubmedia to new offices. At least I have a fun temp desk pic.twitter.com/f5rPZyUnwb

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

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