About National Public Radio, Inc.
This company helps keep radio listeners informed and entertained without commercial interruptions. National Public Radio (NPR) is a privately supported, not-for-profit organization, that produces and syndicates radio programming to 900 independently operated noncommercial radio stations, including about 750 NPR member stations. Its shows include news programs
All Things Considered
, as well as cultural programs (
) and entertainment shows (
Car Talk; Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!
). Founded in 1970, NPR is funded through private donations, member station dues, and grants from organizations such as the
NPR is one of two major public radio networks in the US, the other being
NPR depends on a variety of funding sources in order to maintain its high quality programming. Donations, grants, and underwriting from corporations and private organizations make up a large portion of NPR's funding, as does individual donations from listeners. Its endowment fund is overseen by the NPR Foundation, which also solicits private contributions and gifts.
1111 N Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20002-7502
Phone: 1 (202) 513-2000
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Exec Director, Planned Giving: Christopher Cole
Senior Manager Programming Acquisitions: N'jeri Eaton
Vice President, Business Development: Michael Lutzky
Employees (This Location): 615
Employees (All Locations): 741
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