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NPR's International Desk Expands East

Mar 28, 2018

In a note to staff today, Chief International Editor William Dobson announced the NPR International Desk's expansion in Asia.

Everyone,

I am thrilled to announce that NPR's International Desk is expanding in Asia.

It's Been a Minute is nearing its first anniversary. NPR Extra caught up with NPR journalist and podcast host Sam Sanders about his move to NPR West in Culver City, California, transition from NPR's Washington Desk, and what he hopes to accomplish before IBAM turns one year old.

You already know podcasting to be an intimate experience. It's a time usually shared with loved ones or perhaps between just you and your ear buds... but some couples are taking it to the next level.

Move over jumbotron, podcasts are the new best thing in marriage proposals.

If you're an avid podcast listener, maybe you've already heard a few people "pop the question" during one of your favorite shows.

Meet two couples who love each other so much, that NPR helped them put a ring on it.

Kyle & Olivia

Faces of NPR: Design Team

Mar 19, 2018

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what inspires them. This week's post features the NPR Design team.

You are all on the Design team. What are your roles?

Libby Bawcombe: I'm a senior product designer. I work in user experience and visual design of our digital products, and I write for NPR Design's blog.

Wow! We Have a Winner

Mar 19, 2018

Have you been listening to NPR's Wow in the World? It's a podcast for curious kids and their grown-ups that illuminates the wonders of science, technology, discovery and inventions.

If you're already a fan then you know all about the "Show Reggie Some Love" art contest. Kids from all across the country have submitted their drawing of everyone's favorite character: Reggie!

NPR's Washington Desk Expands

Mar 15, 2018

In an email to staff, Washington Desk Supervising Senior Editor Beth Donovan and Deputy Editor Shirley Henry announced new additions.

All – We're happy to introduce a number of new additions to the Washington Desk.

Behind the Stories features perspectives from the reporters, editors, and producers who create NPR's content, offering insights into how and why they do what they do. For this post, we heard from NPR Special Correspondent Melissa Block, who covered the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Welcome back from Pyeongchang! Any jet lag?

NPR's 'Planet Money' Welcomes Two New Hosts

Mar 12, 2018

NPR's Planet Money team will add new voices. Read more in this announcement from Supervising Senior Producer Alex Goldmark.

Hello Friends,

I have news. Two new hosts are joining Planet Money: Sarah Gonzalez and Karen Duffin. This is big folks. So here are some big paragraphs about them.

In an email to staff, NPR Managing Editor Sara Goo recently outlined new structural changes in the newsroom to further reflect and bolster our goal to bring a strong digital audience to our most important journalism and storytelling.

Colleagues,

Faces of NPR: Events Team

Mar 6, 2018

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what inspires them. This week's post features the NPR Events team.

You all work on the Events team. What are your roles?

Jessica Goldstein, Director of Events and Strategic Initiatives

Joanna Pawlowska, Senior Manager, Generation Listen

Allie Prescott, Events Manager

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