Laura R. Walker

President & CEO, New York Public Radio

Laura R. Walker appears in the following:

Community Coverage

Friday, November 02, 2012

On Monday night, millions of people in the New York region were left in the dark as Superstorm Sandy showed us the full force of her fury.  For many of these people, their only lifeline to the world outside their homes and their own experience was a radio -- underscoring the medium’s enduring value in a digital world.  It's been our privilege and honor at WNYC, WQXR and New Jersey Public Radio (NJPR) to be on the other side of that radio.  

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WNYC Transmitter Park

Monday, September 10, 2012

On September 10, 2012, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Veronica White, New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Council Member Steve Levin and President & CEO of New York Public Radio Laura R. Walker took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening WNYC Transmitter Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  The $12 million redevelopment of WNYC Transmitter Park includes an esplanade for passive recreation, and 1.6-acres of open space to provide residents and visitors with increased access to the Greenpoint waterfront.   Laura Walker spoke about the significance of the site during the ceremonies.  Below is a transcript of her remarks. 

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That's My Issue

Friday, August 24, 2012

Brian Lehrer has issues and everyone in New York is talking about it. WNYC and its political site itsafreecountry.org launched a new election year project called That’s My Issue. On air, online and via social networks, WNYC is asking our audience to share their personal experiences that shape the issues they care about in this election.

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In The Game

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

My 12 year-old daughter and I are looking forward to curling up on the sofa to watch the Olympics together.  It’s especially exciting because this Olympics is a banner year for women. 

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When Data Talks

Thursday, July 19, 2012

This week, the most talked about map in New York City isn’t one that directs tourists to new museum shows or sample sales.  It shows where the guns are.  

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From Dark to Light

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

This week, WNYC’s Radiolab comes home to New York under the cover of darkness, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be seen.   

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20 Year News Quiz

Friday, November 27, 2009

A 20-year news quiz looks at some of the biggest stories that Brian has covered - or missed while on vacation - since 1989. Guest quizmasters include WNYC President Laura Walker; Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page; actress Rosie Perez; Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice; author Sarah Vowell; Brian's long-lost ...

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20 Year News Quiz

Friday, September 25, 2009

A 20-year news quiz looks at some of the biggest stories that Brian has covered - or missed while on vacation - since 1989. Guest quizmasters include WNYC President Laura Walker; Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page; actress Rosie Perez; Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice; author Sarah Vowell; Brian's long-lost ...

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Greene Space Grand Opening

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A live listen-in on the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WNYC's brand new Jerome L. Greene Performance Space with Laura Walker, Leonard Lopate and more!

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