New England Public Radio has collected the personal stories of nearly 30 people from around the world who have made their new home in western New England. An extensive oral history project, Words in Transit: Bhutan to Springfield, Romania to Hartford, Palestine to Amherst, traverses continents and cultures to illuminate the many pathways leading to our small corner of the globe.
New England Public Radio has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for reporter Karen Brown’s radio documentary, Life After Stress: The Biology of Trauma and Resilience. The half-hour piece explores the factors that go into human resilience — a field of research that has taken off over the past decade. It’s told through a close-up story of two sisters in Massachusetts going through a tough adolescence, interspersed with scientific interviews and personal observations.
New England Public Radio will open a new bureau in Pittsfield this summer thanks to a generous gift from the Perles Family Foundation. The bureau is part of a partnership with Berkshire Community College and will be located at the college’s Intermodal Education Center in downtown Pittsfield. The $100,000 gift will fund the bureau, and a full-time Berkshire County reporter for three years.
New England Public Radio wrapped up its winter fund drive on Monday raising $241,000 from 1,686 listeners in support of the station’s programming. Through a special partnership with Friends of the Homeless, Inc., 6,000 meals were contributed to the Springfield-based non-profit thanks to a generous group of donors who contributed two meals each time a pledge was made to NEPR.
New England Public Radio has hired Pam Malumphy as Executive Director of Development and Major Gifts. She will oversee all fundraising, marketing and outreach for the station.
New England Public Radio is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Arts & Humanities Awards. The 2015 honorees are:Community Music School of Springfield (Outstanding Organization), musician and instructor Andrew Lawrence (Outstanding Individual) and poet Karen Skolfield (Emerging Talent).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [January 14, 2015 — Springfield, Mass.] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beth Fox is now on the frontline of business relationship building with New […]
Kuhn Riddle Architects, who designed New England Public Radio’s new offices and studios, won an Honor Award from the Western Massachusetts Chapter of The American […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New England Public Radio Seeks Nominations for the 2015 Arts & Humanities Awards New England Public Radio is accepting nominations for […]
New England Public Radio to celebrate Jazz À La Mode’s 30th Anniversary on November 16 On November 16th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, New England Public […]
New England Public Radio and Amherst College are partnering on a special project on translation as part of an annual seminar at the school. This year’s […]
New England Public Radio reporter Karen Brown has been recognized for her feature work by the Third Coast International Audio Festival. Brown won for her […]
[October 8, 2014 — Amherst, Mass.] NEPR is proud to announce that two award-winning development and communications professionals, Sarah Tanner and Ken LeBlond, will be […]
On Sunday, September 7, New England Public Radio will officially mark the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility at 1525 Main Street (The Fuller Block) in downtown Springfield with a Grand Opening Celebration.
New England Public Radio is pleased to announce two new hires for the station. John Voci, who has until recently served as Interim Executive Director for Programing and Content has been hired to fill that position permanently. Cheryl Willoughby will join the music staff as the host of Sunday Classical from 10 am – 3 pm on WFCR.