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NPR and Member stations win 2023 Gracie Awards

Friday, March 31, 2023

NPR won 7 Gracie Awards and Member stations took home 20 wins. See the full list here.


NPR wins six Edward R Murrow Awards

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Public Radio Stations Across The Country Win 26 National Murrow Awards and NPR wins 6!


The Gulf States Newsroom Builds Connections for Better Journalism

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

From her start as a "managing editor with no one to manage and nothing to edit," Priska Neely has spent nearly two years creating a network of powerhouse reporters and a rich body of stories.


Member stations teamed up to maintain service through Hurricane Ida

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

How NPR Member stations persevered throughout Hurricane Ida


Australia's Zero Tolerance Policy For COVID-19 Cracks With New Wave Of Cases

Friday, July 30, 2021

Australia was once seen as a safe haven from COVID-19. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Bloomberg's Georgina McKay in Sydney about the rise in new cases and Australians' protests of lockdown measures.


'This Is How I'm Going To Die': Capitol Police Sergeant Recalls Jan. 6 Attack

Friday, July 30, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell about his testimony this week to the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.


Dr. Zeke Emanuel On His Call For Health Care Employers To Require Vaccines For Workers

Monday, July 26, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, who organized an effort backed by over 50 medical groups for health care and long-term care employers to require their workers get COVID-19 vaccines.


Utah's Great Salt Lake Is Turning Into Dust

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The Great Salt Lake's water level is projected to hit a 170-year low this year. Scientists say that could have dire implications for migratory birds, if the lake's food chain collapses as a result.


Iceland Tests Shorter Workweeks On A National Scale

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

After implementing a shorter work week, Iceland has published its findings — which include no change in productivity and less employee burnout.


Right To Vote: How Republican Lawmakers Used Trump's Big Lie To Restrict Voting

Monday, July 12, 2021

Former President Trump's false claims about voter fraud sparked a movement to restrict voting access. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Michael Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice about the new laws.


Sen. Angus King On Wins And Losses Of The Bipartisanship Infrastructure Deal

Thursday, June 24, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, about the bipartisan infrastructure bill. He's part of the infrastructure negotiating group as well as the Climate Solutions Caucus.


Stunning Photos Capture 2 Brothers' Walk 1,600 Feet Above Yosemite

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Moises and Daniel Monterrubio, with the help of friends, set up a nylon line across a massive gap in Yosemite National Park. They walked 2,800 feet across the line, which hung 1,600 feet above ground.


Academic Who Brought Critical Race Theory To Education Says Bills Are Misguided

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Legislators are calling Critical Race Theory divisive and pushing to ban it in classrooms. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the first to apply the theory in education.


Brothers Set Yosemite's Record For Longest Sky-High Walk

Monday, June 21, 2021

Highline walkers set a new record by stepping more than half a mile across a gaping void in Yosemite National Park, balanced on a strip of nylon webbing.


New Report Details Firsthand Accounts Of Torture From Uyghur Muslims In China

Thursday, June 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jonathan Loeb, a senior crisis adviser and the lead author of Amnesty International's new report on the persecution of Uyghurs and other minority groups in Xinjiang.


People With Disabilities May Face Greater Challenges When Returning To In-Person Work

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

The adoption of flexible work arrangements during the pandemic has helped some employees for whom working from home is ideal. Will this trend continue for the post-pandemic work force?


Simone Biles Becomes Winningest Gymnast In History

Monday, June 07, 2021

Simone Biles has won her seventh U.S. title, making her the most decorated gymnast ever. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with sportswriter Liz Clarke about Biles' outstanding career and Olympic effort.


Descendants Of Enslaved People Get Checks In One Of The 1st Cash Reparations Programs

Friday, June 04, 2021

The Virginia Theological Seminary has launched one of the U.S.'s first cash reparations programs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ian Markham, president and dean of VTS, and Gerald Wanzer, a shareholder.


Biden Hasn't Changed ICE's Budget, But He Has Changed The Agency's Approach

Friday, May 28, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Randy Capps from the U.S. research at the Migration Policy Institute about the Biden administration's approach to funding Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Good Beer Doesn't Just Taste Better, It Sounds Better Too

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Multisensory researchers have found a relationship between sound — like a bottle opening or a can of beer pouring into a glass — and the perceived quality of beer.