The survey found that minority employment is at 23 percent for online-only sites, slightly higher than the 17 percent reported for daily newspapers.
Accepting an award for lifetime achievements, Nelson said that television has failed to tell “the full American story.”
Stations in Louisiana and Minnesota, the sites of last week’s shootings, are taking varied approaches based on staff and resources.
Montgomery talks about the long-anticipated new Code Switch podcast and responds to criticisms of her unit from both the right and left.
Panelists at the Public Radio News Directors Inc. conference shared tips on recruiting and retaining people of color.
The funder is ramping up efforts to boost minority staffing on the shows it funds.
“The new fellows are adding to the number of diverse voices that we aim to support in the documentary space.”
“We’ll be using captioning and other tools to make it as accessible as possible to all viewers.”
The report was commissioned by CPB to evaluate operations of consortia members.
The show will be distributed nationally by Public Radio International starting in April.