After the high profile resignation of NPR’s former CEO, the organization needed a fresh start. Last October, Gary Knell took over.
NPR faced criticism over the firing of Juan Williams and the undercover sting on a NPR fundraising executive caught bashing the Tea Party.
After the search for a new CEO, the NPR board hired Gary Knell - then the CEO of Sesame Workshop. Upon the announcement, he acknowledged that NPR was caught in Washington’s political cross hairs over funding.
So how’s the job been so far?
We’ll talk with Knell about the organization’s recovery from controversy and the future of public radio. In February, he tweeted that “Radio isn’t going away, its going everywhere.”
We’ll also be taking your questions and comments for NPR CEO Gary Knell.