NPR has extended through June the contract of Jessica Hansen, the new voice of its underwriting credits, according to an NPR spokesperson.
Sabrina Farhi, who previously voiced the credits, will no longer be heard on air but remains at NPR. “Sabrina continues to be an important part of the team,” NPR spokesperson Isabel Lara told Current in an email. “She’s producing and trafficking spots and working on some additional special projects.” Lara would not elaborate on the “special projects.”
NPR had previously told member stations that Hansen would be the “primary” voice of on-air sponsorship credits through the end of February. Farhi joined NPR in 2013, replacing Frank Tavares, who had voiced the credits for more than 30 years.
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