Janssen rejoins Current as digital editor

Posted: April 7, 2014

Mike Janssen, a journalist who has reported for Current for nearly 15 years, has returned to the staff full-time as digital editor. Janssen’s hiring, which took effect April 1, expands Current’s editorial team and supports an expansion of coverage on … Continue reading

Current Reader Survey closes on Friday

Posted: February 19, 2013

Current has come a long way in the past two years, but we haven’t stopped thinking about how much more we’d like to do. We’re asking readers to share their insights on our news service and public media coverage by … Continue reading

A letter from the editors

Posted: August 1, 2012

We’ve been preparing for months to bring you a new, improved web service, one that highlights more of our news coverage and analysis of the evolving world of public media. Continue reading

Best way to congratulate the editors: Subscribe!

Posted: March 22, 2012

To Karen Everhart, recently appointed interim managing editor of Current: The announcement that the March 12 issue of Current is the last to be published under the editorship of Steve Behrens brought back so many memories for me from the last … Continue reading

Current transition: Behrens to Everhart

Posted: March 12, 2012

Karen Everhart, senior editor of Current for 20 years, will succeed founding editor Steve Behrens after this edition. Larry Kirkman, dean of the American University School of Communication, appointed Everhart as interim managing editor. She joined Current in 1992 and covered public TV … Continue reading

Current owner transfers paper to American U.

Posted: December 13, 2010

Current is likely to have a new publisher in January — the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. Details of the contract transferring the print/web publication remain in negotiation, but the governing boards of the university and … Continue reading