Fri November 1, 2013
Planet Money

How Much Is NPR's Brand Worth? $400 Million!*

Originally published on Fri November 1, 2013 4:19 pm

Charles Dharapak AP

*This number is a very, very rough approximation

How much is a brand worth? Not the stuff a company sells, or the buildings and factories it owns. Just, basically, the name of the company — and all of the customer loyalty attached to that name.

Oscar Yuan's job is to answer this question. He's a vice president at the brand consulting firm Millward Brown Optimor.

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Thu October 3, 2013
inTune Station Blog

From The Desk Of President Neil Best: Of Budgets And Service

Recently the board of directors at NPR announced the fiscal 2014 budget includes an operating cash deficit of $6.1 million, or 3 percent of revenues. At the same time the board offered a strategic roadmap to achieve a balanced budget over the course of the next two years.

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Sat September 21, 2013
inTune Station Blog

Westerly Weekends: 'All Things Considered' Shifts Viewpoint

The weekend broadcast of All Things Considered has moved to Los Angeles. This view of the city comes from from Griffith Observatory.

Like many pioneers before it, All Things Considered has moved west. On Saturdays and Sundays, the show will air from NPR studios in Culver City, Calif., with a new host, Arun Rath.

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Wed August 28, 2013

Kelly McEvers Reflects On Middle East Reporting As She Leaves Region

Originally published on Wed August 28, 2013 4:39 pm

Melissa Block has an exit interview with Kelly McEvers, who's ending a grueling years-long assignment in the Middle East that included coverage of Iraq, Syria and beyond. McEvers and her NPR colleague Deborah Amos, won four major awards in 2012 for coverage of the Syrian conflict.


Mon August 19, 2013
inTune Station Blog

NPR CEO Gary Knell Announces He's Leaving

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 4:58 pm

NPR CEO and President Gary Knell.
Sesame Workshop

After fewer than 21 months on the job, NPR CEO Gary Knell announced at mid-day Monday that he's leaving the organization to become president and CEO at the National Geographic Society.

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