December 14, 2011
Contact:
Renee Kelly, NPR


   

NPR AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY TO ANNOUNCE NEW DIGITAL INITIATIVE AT CES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 9

WHO: NPR President and CEO Gary Knell and NPR Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media Kinsey Wilson join Ford's Director of Global Connected Services, Doug VanDagens.

WHAT: NPR and Ford demonstrate a groundbreaking new technology and discuss exciting new digital innovations that will change how news and other media are consumed in automobiles.

NPR will give a short presentation on the future of radio and reveal what's next for the multimedia news organization.

Food and happy hour beverages will be served. A brief Q&A session with executives will follow the press conference.

WHEN: Monday, January 9, 2012, 5:00-5:45PM PT

WHERE: The Venetian Las Vegas Casino, Hotel and Resort, Galileo 905. (NOTE: The press conference will also be streamed live online on CNET.com. Hyperlink will be provided in January.)

Twitter hashtag: #FordatCES; #NPRatCES