Julian Ring is an associate producer for NPR One. He adapts radio stories for NPR's digital platforms and creates original audio available exclusively on NPR's mobile apps. Ring previously oversaw podcast operations for NPR One and hand-curated daily news using the app's editorially responsible algorithm.
Prior to joining NPR in 2019, Ring served as a music curator at Pandora, where he co-created the "Pandora Picks: Curators' Choice" series of playlists. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, Grammy.com and Consequence of Sound. In 2015, he interned with All Songs Considered, guest hosting two episodes and contributing regular stories to NPR Music.
Ring holds a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in rhetoric and composition from Oberlin College. His interests include a cappella and instrumental music performance, gaming and community theater. He is an avid fan of Formula 1 racing.