NPR named Robin Hilton host of the podcast and radio show All Songs Considered.
“All Songs Considered has always been a passion project — we just wanted to share and talk about the music and artists we love and, above all else, have a lot of fun with it,” Hilton said in a press release. “With that spirit in mind, I’m thrilled — and grateful — for the chance to lead the show in this next chapter, with more curation, conversations and musical companionship.”
Hilton succeeds All Songs Considered creator and founding host Bob Boilen, who retired last year.
Hilton co-hosted All Songs Considered with Boilen in 2008, when he also helped launch NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts as a series. He moved on to work as a supervising producer and senior producer of music podcasts at NPR.
“It’s amazing having Robin back in the host chair of this iconic show,” Keith Jenkins, NPR’s VP of visuals and music strategy, said in the release. “So much has changed since All Songs debuted, but Robin has the ability to help our audience connect the dots from then to now to the future. With Robin at the helm, All Songs will continue to bring the essence of NPR Music, a celebration of new music discovery, to audiences everywhere.”