Many of the most powerful stories are told by people just like us, people living their seemingly ordinary lives. Wyoming Public Media is collaborating with local community organizations, oral history groups and college students to tell more of those stories from people living right in their state.
Highlights from NPR Member Stations and the impact they have on communities and people across the country.
Somewhere over the years of pledge drives, station staffers got creative with a side order of quirky, to show you that we really mean what we say about your support. As pledge drives come to a close, relive the bliss with these special 'thank yous' for keeping public radio going.
For the last four decades the Rockefeller Drug Laws have been impacting many in upstate New York. North Country Public Radio undertook an ambitious reporting project to tell this national story throughout this year, which marks the 40th anniversary of the Rockefeller Laws.
Halfway through Public Radio Music Month 2013 there's already a wealth of tunes - the twangy to the tubular - and creative fun to enjoy. Chances are, some of your favorite stations and musicians are taking part. Here are a few highlights you don't want to miss.
During and after national tragedies, like the Newtown school shooting, newsrooms across the country search for new ways to cover national issues at a local level. NPR Member Station KERA in Dallas found an angle by partnering in cross-platform reporting
See how you can protect yourself from a zombie apocalypse just by donating to your local public radio station. Maybe pledge drive season isn't so bad after all...
For NPR and Member Stations, it is the callers that make the call-in programs, and there is somewhat of a formula to producing a great show. NPR's Sue Goodwin, WBUR's Alex Kingsbury, and NHPR's Keith Shields discuss the recipe for the secret sauce.
WNYC, New York City's NPR Member Station, found that the most important conversations they had while covering Superstorm Sandy was with their own audience.
On Monday, October 15, NPR Member Station WBUR celebrated 35 years of Car Talk at their Annual Gala in Boston. Tom and Ray Magliozzi (known to some as Click and Clack) were present to be toasted and roasted by NPR colleagues Robert Siegel, Nina Totenberg and Scott Simon among others.
The StateImpact Florida reporting team covers education across the state by focusing on how the policies affect the individual students.