The card stemmed from a long-running partnership between KEXP and the Boeing Employees’ Credit Union.
“To read a justification of your decision to broadcast performances of music by nine different white men of European descent while finding excuses to reject the works of every nonwhite artist on the Met’s season was personally galling.”
“No station was too small or too too big for him to talk to.”
The call-in show has attracted about 800 users to the social platform and hopes to help other stations with their own efforts.
The union would include 11 staffers who work on the radio program and podcast “Snap Judgment” and the podcast “Spooked.”
“Economic headwinds on multiple fronts” have prompted a reduction in workforce, CEO LaFontaine Oliver told staff.
Jeff Sine’s term as NPR board chair ends in November.
“We need to broaden our sphere,” says PRPD President Abby Goldstein. “We need to be able to support lots of people within organizations who touch and influence content.”
Journalists, newsroom leaders and audiences have roles in building a healthy, trustworthy and respected global news industry.
Radio and large stations attracted enough new donors to chart small increases, overcoming volatility in acquisition.
The show’s cancellation meant that stations have “fewer options to offer our audience during the midday,” said Sean Birch of South Carolina Public Radio.
Grants to seven stations and NPR aim to “fill gaps” in public media’s statehouse reporting.