NPR anoints Oreskes news chief

NPR has named Michael Oreskes the next leader of its news division. Currently vice president and senior managing editor for the Associated Press, Oreskes' official role at NPR will be senior vice president for news and editorial director.

"Congratulations @MichaelOreskes - new sr. vp of @nprnews. Welcome to #pubmedia from your friends @WNYC," tweets WNYC's VP of news Jim Schachter.

"Thank you, @jimschachter @nprnews @WNYC looking forward to working with all our colleagues in public radio to create more great journalism," Oreskes responds.

Jay Rosen praises, "NPR made a good appointment here: @MichaelOreskes as new head of news. ... A traditionalist who knows how to adapt."

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