Next NPR head needs balance between broadcast, multimedia, station execs say

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Executives at several NPR member stations tell the Poynter Institute’s Mallary Jean Tenore they want NPR’s next c.e.o. to appreciate for the digital initiatives that Vivian Schiller helped create, but they don’t want to see NPR abandon its broadcast culture to make the organization a “multimedia company.” Commenting are John Weatherford, chief operating officer of Public Broadcasting Atlanta; Sam Fleming, managing director of news and programming at WBUR; and Torey Malatia, c.e.o. of Chicago Public Media.