Press Releases

July 2013

» More Midday News: 'Here & Now' Expands to Two Hours in Groundbreaking New Partnership with NPR and WBUR, Boston

June 2013

» Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar Guest DJs NPR Music's 'Alt.Latino'

» Poll: Most African Americans Satisfied with Lives Overall, but Many Have Concerns About Future

» NPR Music Relaunches Tiny Desk Concerts with OK Go in a Special Video, Available Now at

May 2013

» NPR Journalists Selected by Knight-Wallace, Nieman Foundation for 2013-2014 Fellowships

» NPR and Member Station WLRN in Miami Join Forces to Expand Coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean

» In First Broadcast Interview Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant Discusses Psychological Effects of Missions

April 2013

» NPR Wellness Center in Cooperation with Cigna Brings In-House Healthcare to Employees

» Steve Martin and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Join NPR News Quiz 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! - LIVE' Cinema Event

» NPR Moves to New Headquarters

» NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck Present 'First Listen Live' with Iggy & The Stooges, April 28, 5PM (ET) Live from New York City

» NPR and Radio Diaries Revisit Pioneering 'Teenage Diaries' Series, 6 Years Later

» NPR's Code Switch Explores America's 'Changing Races'

» Senator Rand Paul Discusses Drive to Reconnect Republicans with Minority Voters on NPR's "Tell Me More"

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Releases from The Flaming Lips, Iron and Wine, Ghostface Killah, The Shouting Matches & Shuggie Otis

» Public Radio Music Month Brings Together Fans & Artists in Celebration of Public Stations' Impact on Music Culture

March 2013

» NPR and Boston's WBUR form Strategic Alliance to Build Middle of the Day Programming

» NPR Wins Peabody Award for Syria Coverage

» NPR News and Center for Public Integrity Investigation Finds Regulatory Weakness When Workers "Buried in Grain"

» Vice President Joe Biden Discusses White House's Determination to Curb Gun Violence on NPR's "All Things Considered"

» NPR's 'TED Radio Hour' is Public Radio's Latest Hit Program

» NPR Newscast Editor Brenda Box Has Died at the Age of 58

» NPR Music Live Broadcasts Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote; Watch: Thursday, March 14, 11AM (CT)

» NPR Music Events During SXSW: Showcases, Interviews and Full Coverage at

» NPR News Confirms President Obama to Nominate Gina McCarthy as EPA Administrator and Ernest Moniz for Energy Secretary

February 2013

» Poll: Many Parents' Views of Children's Weight Not in Line with National Statistics; Healthy Diet and Exercise Difficult

» NPR Labs to Pilot Project of Radio Emergency Alerts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in the U.S. Gulf Coast

» Latino USA Becomes First Radio Program To Commence Regular Radio Captioning Distribution

» NPR Music Presents 'First Listen Live' with Josh Ritter, March 4, 8PM (ET), Live from New York City

» NPR Relocates 'Weekend All Things Considered' to NPR West

» NPR Launches Advertising Campaign Focused on Growing Audience

» NPR News Quiz 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!' Brings Laughs to the Big Screen

» New NPR Headquarters Nears Completion

» Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Tells NPR News Exceptions to New Women In Combat Policy Won't "Be That Easy"

January 2013

» NPR News Names Robert Little Senior Editor for Investigations

» NPR Music and Offer Live Video Webcast of Concert Featuring Members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim; January 29 at 8PM (ET)

» NPR News Special Coverage of 2013 Presidental Inauguration On-Air and Online Beginning at 8PM (ET)

» NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers Reports from Inside Syria

» NPR Music, WWOZ and WBGO Broadcast SFJazz Center Opening Night Concert, January 23 at 8PM (PT)

» Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in Multipart Interview with NPR News

» 'Ask Me Another' Launches into a New Season of Laughs

» NPR Hosting News: Michele Norris Takes on Expanded Role for NPR

December 2012

» NPR and Partners Honored with Three du-Pont-Columbia Awards for Excellence in Journalism

» Public Media's National Organizations Break Down Barriers to Share Digital Content

» NPR Sets Core Reporting Team for Initiative on Race, Ethnicity and Culture

» NPR Music Names Best Music of 2012

November 2012

» Attention NPR Junkies: NPR Holds First-Ever Warehouse Sale-a-bration, Dec. 14-15

» NPR Expanding 'TED Radio Hour' to Weekly Show, Hosted by Guy Raz

» NPR's 'Talk of the Nation' Live at The Woodrow Wilson Center, Thursday, November 29, 2-4PM (ET)

» NPR and WNYC Kick off Fall Live Tapings of 'Ask Me Another'

» NPR CEO Gary E. Knell Names Emma Carrasco Chief Marketing Officer and Loren Mayor SVP of Strategy

October 2012

» NPR News "Election 2012" to Offer Seven Hours of Live Election Night Coverage, On-Air and Online, from 8PM to 3AM (ET)

» NPR News Public Opinon Poll Finds Presidential Race Too Close to Call

» NPR Music and WNYC's 'Soundcheck' Present Showcase During CMJ Music Marathon: Flying Lotus, Death Grips, Buke and Gase, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, October 17

» NPR News Builds Leadership Team, Naming Executive and Business Editors

» NPR'S 'Tell Me More' Takes Education Reform Conversation to Social Media for Twitter Forum, October 10 in Miami

» NPR News Public Opinion Poll Has Obama Leading Romney 51-44 Percent Among Likely Voters

» NPR News "Election 2012" Live Debate Coverage: Oct 3, 11, 16 & 22, On-Air and Online

September 2012

» NPR Music Presents and Broadcasts Tori Amos Live In Concert, October 5, 7:30PM (ET) at (Le) Poisson Rouge

» NPR teams with the Paris Review for Latest Three Minute Fiction Contest

» NPR and WNYC Partner to Co-Produce 'Ask Me Another,' Expanding to Weekly Show

August 2012

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Albums from The xx, The Avett Brothers, David Byrne and St. Vincent, and Astro

» NPR News Election 2012 Provides Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online of Republican and Democratic National Conventions (Updated)

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Albums from Animal Colelctive, Cat Power, Deerhoof and Stars

» NPR International Desk Names Mexico City and Kabul Correspondents

» NPR Names Monique Hanson Chief Development Officer

» NPR to Launch Initiative on Race, Ethnicity and Culture with $1.5 Million Grant from Corporation for Public Broadcasting

» NPR News Election 2012 Provides Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online of Republican and Democratic National Conventions

July 2012

» NPR Poetry Games: Poets Go For Gold with Olympics-Inspired Verse

» UNO To Launch

» Best Young Adult Novel of All Time? Vote Now in NPR Books' Top-100 Poll

» NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers Reports from Inside Syria, Where Rural Areas Increasingly Under Rebel Control

» NPR News Public Opinion Poll Shows Mixed Response to SCOTUS Affordable Care Act Ruling; 51 Percent of Americans Ready to Move On

» NPR Statement Regarding House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services and Education

» NPR News Examines 'AIDS: A Turning Point' in Month-Long Series, Ahead of International Conference"

» NPR Music's 'Alt.Latino' Broadcasts Calle 13 & Ana Tijoux Live in Concert Tomorrow from LAMC Showcase at Celebrate Brooklyn!

» NPR Contest Seeks 'Big Ideas' from Young Innovators

NPR Music and Member Stations Offer Exclusive Live Broadcasts from George Wein's 2012 Newport Folk Festival, July 27-29; Newport Jazz Festival, August 4-5

NPR News Investigation Reports Resurgence of Black Lung In Coal Miners

» NPR's "All Things Considered" Explores the Future of Urban Life with "NPR Cities Project"

June 2012

» NPR News Exclusive: FBI Has Investigated More Than 100 Suspected Islamic Extremists in Military

» NPR Presents "Talk of the Nation" Live from Aspen, June 25-28

» Senator Marco Rubio on NPR's "All Things Considered" Today, June 21 at 5 PM (ET)

» NPR & Wilson Center Partner to Present The National Conversation

» First Lady Michelle Obama on NPR's "Talk of the Nation," Live Tuesday, June 12 at 2-2:30PM (ET)

» NPR's 'Car Talk' to Move Into Syndication

» NPR Foreign Desk Adds Correspondents Leila Fadel to Cario and Gregory Warner to Nairobi

May 2012

» NPR Books Confesses Love for "Teen" Reads

» NPR's Planet Money App: Get Hold Of The Global Economy

» NPR Opens "Cabinet of Wonders," Variety Show Hosted By John Wesley Harding

» Poll: Many Sick Americans Experience Significant Financial Problems, Concerns About Quality of and Access to Care

» NPR Music Presents Regina Spektor Live In Concert, May 31, 10pm (ET)

» NPR Upgrades 'All Tech Considered'; Expands Coverage on Monday Series During 'All Things Considered' & Blog

» NPR's Science Desk Reports: 'Science and the Fracking Boom: Missing Answers'

» NPR Books Offers Exclusive First Read of Author Gillian Flynn's Thriller "Gone Girl"

» NPR and The John Alexander Project Accepting Applications for the 'Above The Fray' Fellowship

» NPR Music Brings Celebrate Brooklyn! Concerts to Audiences Worldwide All Summer Long

» NPR Introduces 'Ask Me Another' Hour of Puzzles, Word Games and Trivia, Debuting May 4

April 2012

» NPR's "TED Radio Hour" Episode One: Our Buggy Brain

» NPR News Exclusive: First Criminal Charges Filed in BP Oil Spill

» First Lady Michelle Obama Discusses First Anniversary of Joining Forces In Interview On NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR News Explores Financial Pressures of Multigenerational Caregiving in 'Family Matters: The Money Squeeze'

» "TED Radio Hour" Explores Ideas Worth Spreading

» NPR Wins Peabody Awards for Coverage of Arab Spring and Investigation Into Native Foster Care

» Public Radio Music Month Spotlights Invaluable Role of Public Media for Musicians and Music Fans

March 2012

» Author Anne Tyler Gives First Broadcast Interview In Almost 35 Years Today On NPR's Morning Edition

» NPR Digital Services Steps Up Efforts to Measure and Monetize Station Streams

» NPR News Offers Special Coverage of SCOTUS Deliberations on Affordable Care Act

» Edith Chapin to Lead NPR's Foreign Coverage

» NPR Music Presents First Ever Broadcast of a SXSW Music Keynote: Watch and Listen Worldwide Thursday, March 15 at NOON (CT)

» NPR News "Election 2012" Offers Two-Hour Super Tuesday Broadcast Special, On-Air and Online, March 6 at 8PM (ET)

» NPR Music in Austin: Fiona Apple Opens SXSW Showcase at Stubb's; Magnetic Fields Headline Day Party, in First Trip to SXSW

February 2012

» NPR Music Presents Bruce Springsteen SXSW Keynote

» NPR CEO Gary Knell Appoints Kinsey Wilson Chief Content Officer, Margaret Low Smith to Lead NPR News as Senior Vice President

» An Ode to NewsPoet

» NPR Music: Tap, Swipe, Listen & Watch With Dynamic New iPad App; Available - Always Free! - in the App Store

» NPR Music Presents South By Southwest Music Opening Night

January 2012

» NPR News and ProPublica Investigation: Freddie Mac Betting Against American Homeowners

» NPR's Talk of the Nation Takes "Political Junkie" on the Road to the Plaza 'Live' Theatre in Orlando

» NPR News Election 2012 Team Provides Speical Coverage of South Carolina Primary

» Ford Enables Voice Control of NPR App Delivering In-Car, On-Demand Access to News, Programs and Stations

» NPR News Series Explores Effects of Arab Spring, One Year After Uprisings Began

» NPR News Election 2012 Team In Place for Special Coverage of Iowa Caucuses, New Hampshire Primary

December 2011

» NPR News Explores Who & What Managed to Have "A Good Year" In 2011

» NPR Music's 'All Songs Considered' Listeners Pick Bon Iver 'Best Album of 2011'

» NPR's Multimedia Transformation Boosted By New, System-wide Training Effort

» NPR and Ford Motor Company to Announce New Digital Initiative at CES On Monday, January 9

» Vice President Biden Tells NPR News That U.S. Expects "Stable, Democtratic Government" In Iraq After U.S. Withdrawal

» NPR News and The Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Long-Term Un/Underemployed Details Personal, Emotional Hardships

» Lynette Clemetson to Direct StateImpact, NPR's Robust Local-National Journalism Project

» NPR Books Selects Best of 2011

» NPR News Welcomes Steve Henn as Technology Correspondent

November 2011

» Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu December Pick for NPR's Backseat Book Club

» Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Discusses Impact of NATO Airstrikes On International Relations In First U.S. Interview ON NPR's All Things Considered

» NPR and BBC AMERICA to Bring "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" to TV In December

» Gov Scott Walker (R-WI) Discusses Push for Recall Election Over Collective Bargaining Fight In Interview On NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR News and Center for Public Integrity Investigate 'Poisoned Places'

October 2011

» The Darkhorse Battalion: October 30-November 5 On NPR's All Things Considered

» "All Things Considered" Invites Kids to NPR's Back-Seat Book Club

» NPR Presents "Snap Judgment Live!" at Sidney Harman Hall November 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM

» NPR News Investigation Into Native Foster Care, Part 2

» NPR News Exclusive Report: "Native Foster Care: Lost Children, Shattered Families"

» NPR News Series Explores Bicultural Lives of Latinos

» NPR Remembers the Life of Steve Jobs

» NPR to Participate in Republican Presidential Primary Debate

» NPR Names Gary E. Knell President and CEO (Includes downloadable high-res photo of Knell)

September 2011

» Poll: Retirees' Expectations of Golden Years Clash with Realities of Economy, Health Care, Well-Being

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Name Recipient of "Above the Fray" Fellowship

» NPR Music Marks 10th Anniversary of September 11 with Features Exploring Music's Role In the Aftermath and Live Webcasts of Memorial Concerts

» NPR News and the Center for Investigative Reporting Find Private Counterterrorism Efforts Place Seemingly Innocent Americans Under Suspicion

» NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" Welcomes Host Audie Cornish On September 4

» Colin Powell On NPR News: 2012 Candidate Would Be Strong On Defense, Understand "Place For Government In Our Lives"

August 2011

» NPR News Special Coverage of 10th Anniversary of September 11

» NPR News Wins Five NABJ 2011 Salute to Excellence National Media Awards

July 2011

» President Barack Obama Discusses Ongoing Debt Ceiling Negotiations In Interview on NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR Music and Stations Present Exclusive Video Webcasts and Broadcasts from George Wein's Newport Folk Festival, July 30-31 and Newport Jazz Festival, August 6-7

» NPR and Public Radio Stations In Eight States Piloting StateImpact

» This Is NPR...An Evening with Planet Money

June 2011

» NPR News Report: FBI Involved Westboro Baptist Church In Training at Military Base

» NPR Explores "Beginnings" -- Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Around the World

» NPR Hosts to Speak at 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival

» NPR Music Picks Favorite Albums of 2011 (So Far)

» Poll Finds Three-Quarters of Americans Support Government Insurance Subsidies for Birth Control Pills

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Accepting Applications for the 'Above the Fray' Fellowship

» NPR Interview with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

May 2011

» NPR Music with KEXP and Partner Stations to Live Webcast and Broadcast 10th Sasquatch! Festival, May 28-30

» NPR News: Report on Upper Big Branch Explosion Blasts Massey for 'Deviance' in Safety Culture

» NPR and to Interview Ben Rhodes Via Twitter Immediately Following President Obama's Speech On Mideast Policy

» This Is NPR...An Evening with Terry Gross

» NPR News Names Audie Cornish Host of "Weekend Edition Sunday"

April 2011

» Edward Schumacher-Matos Named NPR Ombudsman, To Begin Three-Year Term in June 2011

» Okkervil River Debuts New Album During Live Video Webcast from NPR Music and KUT Austin, Wednesday, April 27, at 7PM (ET)

» NPR News Reports: Classified Military Documents Show U.S. Released "High-Risk" GITMO Detainees

» NPR Wins Two RFK Awards for Investigative Series On Campus Rape and Photojournalism Coverage of Haiti Earthquake

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Thao and Mirah, Times New Viking, and Krallice

» NPR News Wins 2010 Investigative Reporters & Editors Award

» NPR News Investigation Into Fatal April 2010 Massey Mine Explosion Finds Delay In Timely Reporting and Emergency Response to Disaster

March 2011

» NPR Wins Three Peabody Awards for Coverage of Pakistan, and Investigative Series On Bail Bond System and Epidemic of Campus Rape

» NPR Statement Regarding H.R. 1076

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-19 Full Line Ups and More at

» NPR Offers Evidence of Repeated Refusal of "MEAC" Gift

» NPR Statement on Audiotape

» NPR Board of Directors Statement On Resignation of Vivian Schiller, NPR President and CEO

» Statements by Ron Schiller and Vivian Schiller (March 8)

» Updated NPR Statement Regarding Video (March 8; 9 p.m.)

» Updated NPR Statement Regarding Video (March 8; 5:30 p.m.)

» NPR Statement: March 8, 2011

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-20 Full Line Ups and More at

February 2011

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-20 Full Line Ups and More at

» NPR President & CEO Vivian Schiller To Keynote National Press Club Luncheon, March 7

» House Eliminates Funding For Local Public Television and Radio Stations

» Women On The Frontlines: February 21-25 On NPR's Morning Edition

» APTS and NPR Join Forces To Create Public Media Association

» NPR Statement On the President's FY 2012 Budget

» NPR Statement On Proposed Elimination of CPB

» NPR Interviews Mohamed ElBaradei

» NPR Music's Deceptive Cadence Premieres New Choral Works, Inspired By Presidential Words

» NPR Music Advance Streams Entire Albums From Adele and PJ Harvey

January 2011

» NPR, ProPublica AND FRONTLINE Examine "Post Mortem: Death Investigation In America"

» NPR Books Reads "Unbroken" with Author Laura Hillenbrand

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From Bright Eyes, Earth and Telekinesis

» NPR News Offers Live Coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address, On-air and Online

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From Gang of Four, Wanda Jackson and Joyce DiDonato

» NPR Statement Regarding Proposed Legislation, H.R. 68/69

» NPR Announces Completion of Review of The Termination of Juan Williams' Contract

» NPR Music and WNYC to Video Webcast Iron and Wine Surprise Concert Tonight at 8PM

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From The Decemberists, Joe Lovano and Wire

December 2010

» NPR News Wins duPont-Columbia Silver Baton Award for Excellence In Journalism

» NPR Music App Gets New Look, Adds Blogs, One-Tap Navigation

» NPR Names Bob Kempf Vice President, Public Interactive

» Arcade Fire's 'The Suburbs' Voted 'Best Album of 2010' By NPR Music's All Songs Considered Listeners

» NPR News Interviews President Barack Obama Today On "Morning Edition"

» NPR Books Selects Best of 2010

» NPR Music Reveals Best Music of 2010

November 2010

» Statement On The House Rejection Of An Attempt to Prohibit Federal Funding For NPR

» NPR Music Streams New Albums from Keith Urban, William Tyler, and Agalloch

» NPR Response to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Proposal

» NPR News Exclusive: Labor Department Seeks Court-Ordered Shutdown of Massey Energy Mine In Kentucky

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Bruce Springsteen, Cee Lo Green, and More

October 2010

» NPR News "Election 2010" to Offer Seven Hours of Live Election Night Coverage, On-Air and Online

» NPR Statement Regarding the Termination of Its Contract with Juan Williams

» NPR Announces "Impact of Government"

» NPR Music Presents Live Video Webcast of Sigur Ros' Jonsi In Concert from L.A. On Sunday, October 17

» NPR News Public Opinion Poll of Battleground States Shows Republicans Maintaining Lead, Dems Making Up Some Ground

» NPR Music's "All Songs Considered" Launches Online Music Channel to Mark 10-Year Anniversary

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Elton John, Bob Dylan and More

» Terror Made In America: October 11-14 On NPR's Morning Edition

» NPR's News Quiz Show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Returns to Carnegie Hall for Two Shows, October 7 & 8 at 7:30PM

September 2010

» NPR's News Quiz Show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Returns to Carnegie Hall for Two Shows, October 7 & 8 at 7:30PM

» NPR Applauds the Introduction of the Public Radio Music Enhancement Act of 2010

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Sufjan Stevens, Corin Tucker and More

» Amb. Richard Holbrooke Addresses Excerpts from Woodward's Book On NPR News' Talk of the Nation

» NPR's "Talk of the Nation" Focuses On Gulf Spill and State of World's Oceans

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Select the First Above the Fray Fellow

» NPR News and ProPublica Investigation Finds Army Routinely Denies Purple Hearts for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

» NPR Activates Argo Network Fusing Local/National Online News Reporting

» NPR Music "First Listen" Series Presents 14 for 14 In Anticipation of One of the Year's Biggest Release Dates

» NPR and The Washington Post Select First Stone & Holt Weeks Fellow

» NPR News Investigation Reveals New Concerns About Massey Officials Underground After Fatal Upper Big Brnach Explosion

August 2010

» NPR News Names Three 2010-2011 Joan B. Kroc Fellows

» NPR News Explores How One Interstate Has Shaped A U.S. Seaboard In I-95: The Road Most Traveled

» NPR News Interview: Wyclef Jean Addresses Haitian Presidential Bid, Responds to Critics

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From Ray LaMontagne and Esperanza Spalding

» NPR Interview with Bjork Airs Today On All Things Considered

» NPR Audience's "Killer Thriller" Picks Revealed

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Arcade Fire, Guillermo Klein and More

July 2010

» NPR Statement Regarding Petitions for WHCA Seat

» Daniel Schorr, NPR Senior News Analyst and Broadcasting Pioneer, Has Died at the Age of 93 (Media Resoures and Release)

» NPR Music and Stations to Exclusively Webcast and Broadcast Full Concerts from George Wein's Newport Folk Festival, July 31-August 1 and Carefusion Newport Jazz Festival, August 7-8

» NPR News Analysis of Safety Citations at Underground Coal Mines: Violations Have Increased by a Third In the Last Four Years

» Hey Ladies! NPR Music Gives Shout-Out to Women In Music

» NPR to Demonstrate New Technologies at Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

» NPR Asks Book Lovers to Pick the 100 most Killer Thrillers

» Snap Judgment Brings Storytelling with a Beat to NPR

» Upper Big Branch Workers Deliberately Disabled Methane Monitor Months Before Fatal Explosion, Miners Exclusively Tell NPR News

» Govenor of Marjah District Replaced, Maj. Gen. Richard Mills Tells NPR News

» NPR and KCRW Launch New Online Series "UpClose"

» NPR Names New Chief Financial Officer

» NPR News Explores How Evolution Gave Us "The Human Edge"

June 2010

» NPR Exclusive Interview with Lauryn Hill Airs Today on All Things Considered

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums: Kylie Minogue, Danger Mouse wtih Sparklehorse, Quantic and Shangaan Electro

» NPR Music App Now Available In the App Store

» American Public Media, NPR, PBS, Public Radio International (PRI) and Public Radio Exchange (PRX) Partner to Create a Shared Digital Content Platform

» NPR News and ProPublica Investigation Reveals Failure of Military to Diagnose, Treat and Document Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from The Gaslight Anthem, Eric Whitacre, Laurie Anderson and More

» NPR Music and Stations to Live Webcast Full Performances from the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, June 11-13

» NPR Names New Vice President and Chief People Officer

» NPR News' Liane Hansen to Leave as "Weekend Edition Sunday" Host Next Year

May 2010

» NPR News Reports: Obama Administration's Moratorium to Susupend Offshore Oil Drilling Never Put Into Writing

» Mexico's Drug War: A Rigged Fight?

» Upper Big Branch Miners Tell NPR News of Systemic Problems with Air Flow and Ventilation

» NPR News Exclusive: Gulf Oil Spill At Least Ten Times Worse Than Expected

» NPR Music Previews Tracks and Unreleased Material from The Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street Reissue

» NPR News Examines Challenges of Overburdened Veterans Affairs System In Series Airing This Week On All Things Considered

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from The Black Keys, Crooked Still, The Claudia Quintet, Harvey Milk and Tracey Thorn

» NPR News' Morning Edition Travels the Grand Trunk Road from India to Pakistan

» Moby and Kelli Scarr Create New Song "Gone to Sleep" for NPR Music's "Project Song"

April 2010

» NPR News Exclusive: FBI Investigating West Virginia Mine Accident

» Vice President Joe Biden Optimistic On Jobs Growth, Discusses Financial Rules In NPR News Interview Airing Tonight On All Things Considered

» NPR Music Streams New Folk and Rock Albums as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

» NPR Music Streams New Indie-Rock Albums as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

» As Trust In Government Continues Slide, NPR News Explores Culture of Cynicism In Multipart Radio and Web Series

» NPR On Location with Singer, Songwriter and Author Rosanne Cash

» NPR AND NABET Reach Agreement

» The Giant Pool of Money Distinguished By NYU as One of the Top Ten Works of Journalism of This Decade

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Announce Creation of the Above the Fray Fellowship

» NPR Taps Into iPad, Twice: Launches New App and Optimized Website

March 2010

» NPR Wins Two Peabody Awards: and Reporting By Kabul Bureau Chief Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

» NPR On Location Presents "All I Did Was Ask: Terry Gross On Life Behind the Mic"

» NPR's Car Talk Launches Online Resource Center to Address Distracted Driving

» NPR News Wins Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for Excellence In Congressional and Political Affairs Reporting

» Statement from NPR's President and CEO Vivian Schiller on the Release of the National Broadband Plan

» NPR Music Live In Austin: Concert Webcasts, Broadcasts from South By Southwest 2010

» NPR and The Washington Post Announce Creation of The Stone & Holt Weeks Fellowship

» NPR News Investigation Finds Unintended Acceleration Widespread Problem In Auto Industry

» NPR Music Offers Advance Streams of Highly Anticipated New Albums from Indie-Rock Favorites Throughout March as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

February 2010

» NPR News Receives 15 Prestigious Visual Journalism Awards

» NPR News Examines Failure of Colleges to Protect Women from Sexual Assault

» NPR News Wins Three 2010 Gracie Awards for Outstanding Series, Documentary and Podcast

» NPR Earns High Investment Grade Bond Rating

» NPR Music Opens South By Southwest with Broadcast, Webcast of Stubb's Showcase, with Spoon, Broken Bells, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, The Walkmen and Visqueen

» Going Radical: NPR News Investigation Reveals In-Depth Portrait of Christmas Day Bomb Suspect

» NPR Introduces New Live Station Stream Feature to Android App, V. 1.2

» NPR Challenges Audiences to Write "Three Minute Fiction"

» Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Play "Not My Job" On NPR's News Quiz Show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

» NPR Music Offers Advance Streams of New Albums from Top Electronic and Jazz Acts as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

January 2010

» NPR News Offering Live Coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address, On-Air and Online

» NPR News Investigation Into Life of Christmas Day Bomb Suspect Uncovers Details of Time Spent as Student In London, Including Connection to Two Susupected Terrorists

» Bill Gates to Discuss Annual Letter, Take Listener Calls On NPR News' Talk of the Nation

» NPR Profiles "50 Great Voices" In Year-Long Series

» NPR News Wins duPont-Columbia Award for Excellence In Journalism

» NPR Music Opens South By Southwest with Showcase Headlined By Spoon: March 17 at Stubbs

» State Department Official Explains to NPR How Accused Northwest Bomber Kept Visa, And Why State Did Not Revoke Visa

» NPR Music Offers Advance Streams of Highly Anticipated New Albums as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

December 2009

» NPR News Explores "New Jobs for a New Decade"

» NPR News Interview with President Barack Obama: President Discusses Financing the Health Care Bill

» NPR News to Interview President Barack Obama Wednesday, December 23, 2009 (Updated Time)

» NPR News App for Android Now Live In Android's Marketplace

» The Biography of a Medication: NPR News Charts the Evolution of a Disease, to Fit the Prescription

» NPR News Hires New Executive Producer, Newscasts

» NPR News Hires Leader for Investigative Unit

» NPR Names New Vice President, Diversity In News and Operations

» General Stanley McChrystal Tells NPR News U.S. Involvement with Afghanistan to Continue for "a Number of Years"

» All Songs Considered Listeners Pick Grizzly Bear's Veckatimest as "Best Album of 2009"

» NPR Expands Mobile Offerings; Unveils New Mobile Web and Android App

» NPR Selects Best Books and Music of 2009 at

November 2009

» NPR News Exclusive: Eight Expected to Be Charged with Terrorism Offenses Today Related to Disappearance of Young Somali-Americans in Minneapolis

» NPR News Has Obtained Army Memo About Nidal Hasan Harshly Criticizing His Work Performance

» NPR News Assesses If Drivers Are "On the Road to Safety"

» NPR News Reports: Walter Reed and USUHS Official Discussed Whether Nidal Hasan Was "Psychotic" During Series of meetings beginning In 2008

» NPR News Reports New Details About Nidal Hasan at Walter Reed: Former Colleagues Were Troubled By His Work, Actively Discussed Removing Him From the Resident Program

» NPR Music Presents "The Decade In Music: '00s"

» NPR Books Offers Candid Takes from Reporters and Hosts on Books with Buzz in Weekly "What We're Reading" Series

» NPR and iBiquity Strike Deal on HD Radio Power Increase

» NPR News' All Things Considered Asks "What's Next In Afghanistan?" During Hour-Long Special November 5 at 4PM (ET)

» Voice Your Opinion for NPR's "50 Great Voices" Series

» NPR Music Offers Advance Stream of Norah Jones' New Album as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

October 2009

» NPR Response to NABJ Letter Regarding Diversity

» New Chicago Cubs Board Chair Tom Ricketts Shares Ideas for Improving Franchise On NPR News' Weekend Edition, Saturday, October 31

» Former U.S. Official Matthew Hoh Tells NPR News Why He Resigned, Says Afghans Fighting "Only Because We're Occupying Them" In Interview On All Things Considered

» NPR, PBS, and WGBH Name Stephen Moss President and Chief Executive Officer, National Public Media

» New Internet Radio Makes It Easy to Listen to Everything NPR

» NPR'S News Quiz Show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Brings Irreverence to Sold-out Carnegie Hall Show October 22

» NPR Music Celebrates Dolly Parton's New Box Set with Advance Stream of Staff Picks and Unreleased Material

» NPR News Finds Airplane Safety Concerns, as Airlines Outsource Maintenance to Developing Countries with Less Monitoring by FAA

» NPR and PBS to Host Public Media Camp in Connection with American University's Center for Social Media

» NPR Music Offers Advance Streams of New Albums from Indie, Jazz and Folk Artists as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

» NPR Without the Dignity: An Intimate Evening with Scott Simon and the Guys Who Bring You Car Talk and Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!

» NPR News Examines What Drives Cost of Health Care In Three Reports, Airing October 8-13

» NPR Intersects with Top Silicon Valley Leaders at One Day Power Brainstorm On NPR's Digital Future

» Ex-Wife of D.C. Sniper Says "I Was The Intended Target" On NPR News' Tell Me More

» NPR Launches New Online Local Journalism Venture with CPB and Knight Foundation Funding

» NPR Announces New Technology Research Center Featuring NPR Labs

September 2009

» Ousted UN Official Peter Galbraith Tells NPR News of Rampant Fraud In Afghanistan Presidential Election

» "The Giant Pool of Money," Revisited

» NPR Music Advance Streaming New Noah and the Whale Album as part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

» NPR News Interview With Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Addresses Existence of Holocaust, Human Rights Abuses in Post-Election Iran

» NPR Music Celebrates Madonna's New Greatest-Hits Album with Advance Stream and Staff Picks

» NPR News Asks: "Are You Covered?"

» NPR Rolls Out First Ever, All Digital B2B Advertising Campaign

» NPR Names Ronald J. Schiller Senior Vice President for Development and President, NPR Foundation

» NPR's News Quiz Show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Brings Irreverence to Carnegie Hall October 22 for First New York City Show

» NPR News Travels "The Amazon Road" September 14-17 to Explore South American Interoceanic Highway Project and Potential Consequences

August 2009

» NPR Music Advance Streaming New Danielle de Niese Album and Offering Exclusive Free Song Download

» NPR News Special Coverage of Life, Career of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

» NPR News Kicks Off "Friday Night Lives": Weekly Season-Long Series Reports On Phenomenon of High School Football

» NPR News Examines "The Challenges of a Nuclear Iran" In Multipart Series Airing August 23-27

» NPR News Names Three 2009-2010 Joan B. Kroc Fellows

» NPR Launches New Breed of News App, Available Now in iTunes App Store

» The Swell Season Perform Six New Songs During Intimate NPR Music "Tiny Desk Concert"

» NPR Music Offers New Albums and Classic Reissues from Jazz and Folk Artists for Exclusive First Listen

» NPR Names Jacki Lyden Independent Contributing Correspondent and Host

» NPR Music Streams Three New Indie Albums In August as Part of "Exclusive First Listen" Series

July 2009

» NPR News Uncovers "Emerging Voices" of African Culture August 3-7

» NPR Journalist Guy Raz Named Weekend Host of All Things Considered

» Senator Charles Grassley Says Senate "On the Edge, and Almost There" with Health Care Bill On NPR News' Morning Edition

» NPR News' Morning Edition In Afghanistan to Report On the People and Places Key to Upcoming Presidential Election

» NPR Launches a New and Expands Mobile Apps, Bringing Award-Winning News, Programs and Stations Closer to Online and Mobile Audiences

» White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel Discusses Health Care Progress, Republican Opposition, On NPR News' Morning Edition

» NPR Music and Stations to Exclusively Webcast and Broadcast Performances From George Wein's Folk Festival 50 and Carefusion Jazz Festival 55 In Newport, Rhode Island August 1 & 2 AND 8 & 9

» NPR Music Streams Full Concert and Debut Album from Supergroup The Dead Weather

» NPR News Focuses On "California In Crisis" to Examine the Reasons Behind the State's Mounting Financial Troubles

» NPR Proposes to FCC Immediate Interim Power Increase of Up to 10dB

» NPR News Exclusive: Sotomayor to be Endorsed by Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

» National Security Advisor James Jones Tells NPR News There Is No 'Daylight' Between White House and Pentagon On Afghanistan

June 2009

» NPR News Honored with Three 2009 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards

» Björk Featured On NPR's All Things Considered and All Songs Considered

» NPR News Investigates: "Dollar Politics"

» NPR Music Streaming Entire New Björk Album Voltaic In "Exclusive First Listen" Series

» Musicians Share Their Essential Music Picks In 'You Must Hear This' Series Launching June 22, 2009 On NPR's All Things Considered

» NPR Music Presents Triple Bill at Joe's Pub, Tuesday, July 21 at 9:30PM

» HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Defends Obama Health Plan On NPR News: "This Is Not a Trick. This Is Not Single-Payer."

» NPR Music Streams New Albums from Moby and Regina Spektor Weeks Before Releases

» Reverend Jesse Jackson Says He Is "Willing to Go" to North Korea to Negotiate Release of Two Detained U.S. Journalists On NPR News' Tell Me More Today

» NPR Names Debra Delman Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations and Finance

» NPR's Public Interactive to Report Internet Music Streaming of Public Radio System

» President Barack Obama Tells NPR News "United States Has to Follow Through On What It Says" to Improve Credibility in the Muslim World

May 2009

» You Must Bookmark This: Launches 2009 Summer Books Series On May 27 with Recommendations and "My Guilty Pleasure" Essays from Noted Authors

» “Dark Night Of The Soul” Entire Album Streaming At NPR Music Weeks Ahead Of Public Release

» White House Adviser David Axelrod To Play “Not My Job” On NPR Quiz Show Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!

» Father Of Roxana Saberi Tells NPR News The Release Came Unexpectedly

» Roxana Saberi To Be Releases Today From Iran's Evin Prison

» Elizabeth Edwards Shares Reaction To Her Husband's Affair

» NPR Music To Webcast Animal Collective, Dan Deacon And St. Vincent "Live In Concert" Performances

» NPR Tops All Other Media Organizations with Seven Webby Awards For Radio, Music, Mobile and Podcasts

» NPR Music to Offer Performances from Dark Was the Night Concert

April 2009

» NPR News Exclusive: Supreme Court Justice David Souter to Retire at End of Court's Current Term

» As Anniversary of China Earthquake Nears, NPR News' All Things Considered Returns to Sichuan Province to Report on Rebuilding of Communities, Families

» NPR’S Michele Norris Named “Journalist Of The Year” By National Association Of Black Journalists

» Benchmarking Obama: NPR News Measures Administration's Progress On Major Issues Against Goals Set By The President

» NPR Music "Exclusive First Listen": Full Albums From Conor Oberst, St. Vincent And Jason Lytle

» Secretary Of The Interior Ken Salazar Addresses Diversity At Interior, Tells NPR His Department “Cleaning Up A Lot Of Messes” Left Over By The Bush Administration

» Rep. Jane Harman Tells NPR News "I Am Outraged That I May Have Been Wiretapped," Interview Airing Today On All Things Considered

» Human Rights Lawyers Denied Access To Roxana Saberi At Evin Prison

» Father Of Roxana Saberi Tells NPR News He Will Appeal His Daughter's Conviction On Charges Of Espionage, Expresses Concerns About Roxana's Physical Condition

» NPR Presses For Immediate Release Of American-Iranian Journalist

» New Albums From Camera Obscura, St. Vincent And Jason Lytle At NPR Music, Ahead Of Release Dates

» NPR Music To Webcast Neko Case “Live In Concert” From D.C.’s 9:30 Club, Thursday, April 9

» NPR News Travels "Israel's Barrier" To Witness Fence's Impact On People Living On Both Sides Of The Conflict

» Muhammad Ali To Share Personal Essay On His Unyielding Self-Confidence On NPR’s This I Believe Series

» NPR Labs Launches CPB-Funded Study On Power Increase For HD Radio

» NPR Wins Three Peabody Awards

» NPR News Exclusive: Justice Department To Drop All Charges Against Former Senator Ted Stevens

March 2009

» NPR Music Live Concert Webcast Andràs Schiff Plays Beethoven At Walt Disney Concert Hall, Wednesday, April 1 At 11 PM (ET)

» NPR News Reports: Despite Billions Of Dollars In Taxpayer Loans, General Motors Provides Thousands Of Employees With Free Car And Gas, At An Estimated $12 Million Annual Fuel Cost

» NPR Reaches New Audience High, As Listeners Seek In-Depth News On Election, Economy

» NPR Music Takes "Live In Concert" To South By Southwest, With Two Concert Webcasts, Broadcasts

» NPR News Wins 2008 Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Award For Four-Part Series “Dirty Money”

» Major Worldwide News Organizations Press for Information Regarding American Journalist Roxana Saberi Being Held in Iran Additional background materials from NPR Communications.

» Tom Jones Performs NPR Music “Tiny Desk Concert”: Video and Podcast Available Today

February 2009

» NPR News Wins 2009 Gracie Award for Two-Part Report on Muslim Polygamy in America

» NPR News Captures 18 Prestigious Visual Journalism Awards

» NPR Music Offers “Exclusive First Listen” to Albums from Neko Case, Dan Deacon

» NPR News to Offer Live Coverage of President Obama’s Joint Address to Congress, On-Air and Online Tuesday, February 24, from 9PM to 11PM (ET)

» Ambassador Susan Rice Tells NPR There is “No Ambiguity” About Iran’s Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons Program; Rice’s First One-on-One Broadcast Interview as U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Airing on All Things Considered, Today, February 20

» NPR Music Takes “Live In Concert” to South By Southwest, with Two Concert Webcasts, Broadcasts

» U.S. Officials tell NPR News Al-Qaida Leadership in Pakistan “Decimated” by Airstrikes, “Complete Al-Qaida Defeat” Possible on Morning Edition Tomorrow, February 3

» NPR Music Presents South By Southwest Showcase with the Decemberists, March 18 at Stubbs

» NPR News Reports on Growing Scandal over Sexual Abuse of Minors in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Jewish Community on All Things Considered Today, February 2

January 2009

» NPR’s “My Cancer” Blog, Created by Leroy Sievers, Transitions to Online Community Forum “Our Cancer”

» Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Expresses “Concern” Over AG Nominee Eric Holder’s Testimony That Waterboarding is Torture on NPR News’ Tell Me More with Michel Martin

» NPR Music “Exclusive First Listen”: NPR Music to Stream Entire Bruce Springsteen Album, “Working on a Dream,” Beginning January 19

» Seven Year Old Shares His Beliefs On NPR’S This I Believe Series

» NPR To Be Only Radio Broadcaster of “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” Live on January 18

» NPR News Wins Three duPont-Columbia Awards for Excellence in Journalism

» THE INAUGURATION SOUNDTRACK: NPR to Provide Complete Coverage of Inauguration, News and Events, On-Air and Online

» NPR Music and WNYC Radio Present globalFEST 2009: Live Webcast January 11 from All Three Stages

» NPR Leads Industry in Bringing Innovative, Accessible Radio Services to Market; NPR to Receive Stevie Wonder "Vision Free Award" at CES

» NPR Music Gives “Exclusive First Listen” This Month to New Albums From Andrew Bird, M. Ward and Animal Collective


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