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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 Morning Edition and All Things Considered , as well as cultural programs ( Fresh Air ) 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 Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Science Foundation.

Geographic Reach

NPR is one of two major public radio networks in the US, the other being Public Radio International. Many public radio stations are members of both networks, selecting from their combined mix of programming.

Financial Performance

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.

National Public Radio, Inc.

1111 N Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20002-7502
Phone: 1 (202) 513-2000

Firm Stats

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

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Other Locations

Culver City, CA
Washington, DC
Las Cruces, NM
New York, NY
Moscow, Russia