Joyce MacDonald joins CPB as first v.p. of journalism

Posted: November 4, 2014

CPB has hired former NPR executive Joyce MacDonald for the new position of vice president of journalism, it announced Tuesday. MacDonald will work with Bruce Theriault, s.v.p., journalism and radio, on local and regional journalism strategy, planning and major initiatives. … Continue reading

Frank Mankiewicz, former NPR president, dies at 90

Posted: November 4, 2014

Frank Mankiewicz, a former NPR president credited with taking the fledgling network to new levels of professionalism while also overseeing its decline into near-bankruptcy, died of natural causes Oct. 23 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was … Continue reading

Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi dies at 77

Posted: November 3, 2014

Tom Magliozzi, half of Click and Clack on NPR’s Car Talk, the Tappet Brothers, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77. Magliozzi and his brother Ray hosted Car Talk for 37 years before it ended production in … Continue reading

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