Leadership at NPR Learn about the people that manage over 800 NPR employees. With accomplished and diverse backgrounds, the members of the corporate team lead NPR to continue to be a thriving media organization.

Leadership at NPR

John F. Lansing
President and CEO

The corporate team includes, in alphabetical order:

Malik Abdullah
Vice President, Product

Elizabeth A. Allen
Chief Legal Officer

Nancy Barnes
SVP for News and Editorial Director

Michael F. Beach
Vice President, Distribution

Edith Chapin
Vice President and Executive Editor

Deborah A. Cowan
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Stacey Foxwell
Vice President, Operations

Anya Grundmann
Senior Vice President, Programming and Audience Development

Leora Hanser
Chief Development Officer

Selyn Hong
Chief People Officer, Human Resources

Gemma Hooley
Senior Vice President, Member Partnership

Keith Jenkins
Vice President, Visuals & Music Strategy

Nikki Jones
Vice President, Change Management and Transformation

Nik Khilnani
Vice President, Engineering

Isabel Lara
Chief Communications Officer

Will Lee
Chief Operating Officer

Emily Littleton
Vice President, Corporate Communications

Marta McLellan Ross
Vice President, Government & External Affairs

Chris Nelson
Senior Vice President, Technology Operations

Terence Samuel
Acting Vice President and Executive Editor

Yolanda Sangweni
Vice President of Programming and New Content Development

Michael Smith
Chief Marketing Officer

Laura Soto-Barra
Vice President, Research, Archives & Data Strategy

Joel Sucherman
Vice President, Audio Platform Strategy

Cara Tallo
Interim VP of News Programming

Sharahn Thomas-Fulton
Vice President, Content Operations

Christopher Turpin
Chief of Staff

Keith Woods
Chief Diversity Officer


Public Editor

Kelly McBride
Public Editor


National Public Media

Gina Garrubbo
President and CEO of NPM

Bryan Moffett
Chief Operating Officer, NPM
Senior Vice President, Network Growth, NPR