NPR picks new CEO

NPR has tapped the head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which has oversight of Voice of America, as its new CEO.

  • John Lansing will replace Jarl Mohn, who announced plans to step down in late 2018.
  • The search for a replacement took longer than expected, but the organization has decided to hire Lansing.
  • NPR has a large news division that employs hundreds of journalists who provide reports for its signature “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition” broadcasts among other productions and platforms.
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