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.”
The hourlong program discusses sex, relationships, health and other themes that get into “taboo territory.”
The paper responds to the recent announcement that foundations plan to direct more than $500 million toward local journalism in coming years.
“We in public media signed up for this work because we believe it can be a communal experience and connect people to communities,” said criminal justice reporter Shannon Heffernan.
Scannell has led the organization since 2019.
The Alliance of Rural Public Media is bringing together station leaders to share ideas and educate lawmakers.
A regional showcase of special programming is growing through CPB-backed partnerships with World and three stations.
The Salt Lake City station has faced financial challenges since it became independent in 2008.
The indictment links the incidents to the subject of an NHPR investigation.
Kenneth Blunt, Jennifer Kieley and Stacey Karp were promoted to senior director positions at America’s Public Television Stations.
Tim Eby is suing the station’s licensee over articles published by STLPR.