npr http://wamc.org en Go West, Young Man: Arun Rath Lands Dream Job At Weekend 'All Things Considered' http://wamc.org/post/go-west-young-man-arun-rath-lands-dream-job-weekend-all-things-considered <p></p><p>WAMC listeners noticed a new voice on the air in September when Arun Rath took over the host’s chair at NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered, which is now broadcasting from NPR West in Culver City, Calif. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 78371 at http://wamc.org Go West, Young Man: Arun Rath Lands Dream Job At Weekend 'All Things Considered' NPR's Michele Norris At Simon's Rock http://wamc.org/post/nprs-michele-norris-simons-rock <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Award-winning journalist, current NPR host and special correspondent, and former co-host of NPR's newsmagazine </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">All Things Considered</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, as well as Best Selling Author and creator of </span><a href="http://www.theracecardproject.com" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>The Race Card Project</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><a href="http://www.michele-norris.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Michele Norris</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> comes to </span><a href="http://www.simons-rock.edu/events/?/event-listings/eventdetail/2365/-/an-evening-with-npr-s-michele-norris" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bard College at Simon's Rock</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss her work and offer her perspective on tackling complex conversations and having meaningful </span>dialogue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about race and diversity.</span></p><p>Michele Norris is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience. She is currently a host and special correspondent for NPR. Previously, Norris served as co-host of NPR's newsmagazine <em>All Things Considered</em>, public radio's longest-running national program, with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block.</p><p>In September, 2010, Norris released her first book, <em>The Grace of Silence: A Memoir</em>, which focuses on how America talks about race in the wake of Barack Obama's presidential election, and explores her own family's racial legacy.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73772 at http://wamc.org NPR's Michele Norris At Simon's Rock 3/14/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/31413-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are Dr. Alan Chartock, Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao, and WAMC Morning Edition host, David Guistina.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:<br>1. Pope Francis I<br>2. Shooting in Herkimer<br>3. NPR for <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/arts/nprs-generation-listen-seeks-audiences-in-their-20s.html?_r=0">younger listeners</a><br>4. H&amp;R Block Filing Error</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59830 at http://wamc.org NPR veep weighs in on sequestration cuts http://wamc.org/post/npr-veep-weighs-sequestration-cuts <p></p><p>With sequestration now in operation across the country, many facets of federal spending are being curtailed. WAMC’s Alan Chartock caught up with Michael Riksen, Vice President of Policy and Representation at National Public Radio, to discuss the threat to public broadcasting.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:40:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 59219 at http://wamc.org NPR veep weighs in on sequestration cuts