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Gary Knell

NPR's CEO Is Leaving

Posted 10.19.2013 | Media

NPR's CEO Gary Knell is leaving the position after just 18 months, it was announced Monday. He is leaving this fall to become president and CEO of...

Sesame Street Residents and Avatar Stars Help Celebrate Youth Leadership

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

Silda Wall Spitzer, the founder of the New York based not-for-profit generationOn, let down her hair and kicked off her shoes (literally) to honor Lau...

NPR Facing Upcoming Crisis? | Posted 07.17.2012 | Media

NPR's new chief executive is signaling that there may be some static ahead for the radio and digital news organization. Halfway through its fiscal ...

NPR CEO Talks Public Funding, Diversity On First Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.02.2011 | Media

Gary Knell has his work cut out for him as he takes the helm as NPR's new CEO. Knell started the new job on Thursday. He assumes the post after a ...

Why Federal Support for Public Broadcasting Is the Right Decision

Barbara Cochran | Posted 01.31.2012 | Media
Barbara Cochran

When Gary Knell officially takes over today as NPR's new president, he'll find no shortage of ideas about what he should do with an organization that has recently survived turmoil and bad headlines. But he would be well advised to ignore some of those recommendations.

Are Elementary School Children Underserved by Educational Media?

Gary Knell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Knell

When do parents stop caring about the educational value of the television shows their children watch?