National Public Radio, Inc.

aka NPR   |   Washington, DC   |  http://www.npr.org

Mission

NPR's mission is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public - one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. To accomplish our mission, NPR produces, acquires and distributes programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression. Our vision is to serve the public as the leading provider of high quality news, information and cultural programming worldwide.

Ruling year info

1971

President and CEO

John F. Lansing

Main address

1111 North Capitol Street NE

Washington, DC 20002 USA

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EIN

52-0907625

NTEE code info

Media, Communications Organizations (A30)

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Morning Edition

Every weekday for over three decades, Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by Steve Inskeep, Noel King, and Rachel Martin. These hosts often get out from behind the anchor desk and travel around the world to report on the news firsthand.

Produced and distributed by NPR in Washington, D.C., Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based around the world, and producers and reporters in locations in the United States. This reporting is supplemented by NPR Member Station reporters across the country as well as independent producers and reporters throughout the public radio system.

Since its debut on November 5, 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two-hour show is hosted by Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro. In 1977, ATC expanded to seven days a week with a one-hour show on Saturdays and Sundays, hosted by Michel Martin.

During each broadcast, stories and reports come to listeners from NPR reporters and correspondents based throughout the United States and the world. The hosts interview newsmakers and contribute their own reporting. Rounding out the mix are the disparate voices of a variety of commentators.

Population(s) Served

Weekend Edition Saturday and Weekend Edition Sunday — These programs wrap up the week’s news and offer a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including the arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. These two-hour programs are hosted on Saturday by Scott Simon and on Sunday by Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Financials

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National Public Radio, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 7/2/2021
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Board co-chair

LaFontaine Oliver

WYPR


Board co-chair

Joyce Slocum

Texas Public Radio

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

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White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)

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