[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.
Beginning Monday, August 4th, New England Public Radio will air The Takeaway with John Hockenberry from 11:00-noon on the NEPR News Network. The Takeaway will replace Tell Me More which has been cancelled by NPR. Tell Me More’s last show will be Friday, August 1.
This month New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan earned a first place AP award (Division B) for her story called,” A Moment With World War II POW’s.”
Today New England Public Radio, along with its partners, The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts and The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts celebrated the successful culmination of its Feed Your Radio, Feed a Family campaign with a gathering at O’Connell’s Convenience Plus in Hadley, MA, where one of the Food Bank’s trucks was “gassed up” by Dean Cycon of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee and James Sobon, of O’Connell’s Convenience Plus, who also participated in the campaign by donating 2,000 gallons of gas to the Food Bank as a special challenge.
New England Public Radio’s Executive Director for Programming and Content, Helen Barrington, will step down on April 18, 2014. After nearly 8 years at NEPR, Ms. Barrington will join VOICES BOSTON (formerly PALS Children’s Chorus) as its Executive Director.
New England Public Radio launched its Feed Your Radio, Feed a Family fundraising campaign on Saturday and is happy to report that over 800 listeners have joined in the effort to date. Feed Your Radio, Feed a Family is a special partnership between New England Public Radio, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to raise awareness about hunger in the region and help The Food Bank distribute food across western Massachusetts.
After an extensive national search, New England Public Radio is pleased to announce that John Nowacki has been hired as the station’s morning Classical Music host, replacing longtime host and music director John Montanari who retired in December.
New England Public Radio listeners donated $122,000 in support of programming and operational expenses over the course of the station’s “December Dash” fund drive.
New England Public Radio’s Karen Brown will launch a year-long reporting project about the future of primary care medicine, thanks to support from the Association of Health Care Journalists.
New England Public Radio is accepting nominations for the 2014 New England Public Radio Arts & Humanities Award.
New England Public Radio added two new positions to its development department in September.
On Sunday, October 6, New England Public Radio and The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will celebrate NEPR’s long-time Music Director and classical music host, John Montanari, who will retire in Dec
New England Public Radio is proud to announce the premiere of its radio documentary, “An Audacious Act: How a High School Dropout Helped Educate America.” This hour-long documentary looks at 19th c