By Corrie Wilder, WSU Murrow College PULLMAN, Wash. – Robert Siegel, recently retired senior host of National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” has been selected to receive Washington State University’s 2018 Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award.
WASHINGTON – Kerry Swanson, station manager for Northwest Public Radio (NWPR), has been elected to the board of directors for National Public Radio (NPR). The three-year term begins in November. NWPR is part of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. “This truly is an exciting opportunity,” said Swanson. “It reflects […]
The Entomology Club Student Choice Seminar, “Looking Upward and Outward: Forest Canopy Research and Outreach” is on Dec. 12. Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, from The Evergreen State College’s Environmental Studies Program will be speaking at 3:10pm in room T-101 in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. Dr. Nadkarni was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition […]
PULLMAN – Northwest Public Radio (NWPR) and several WSU programs are teaming up for a year-long project called “Our Northwest,” which aims at building and engaging listeners around topics they’ve defined as important . The series started May 23 with “Our Organic Northwest” and “Our Northwest Water”, on-air and online special reports about organic gardening […]
PULLMAN – Dennis L. Haarsager, general manager of Northwest Public Radio, today was elected to a one-year term as chair of the National Public Radio Board of Directors. Haarsager has been a member of the NPR board since November, 2005. NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. […]
RICHLAND – David Deeney, recent general manager of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Pasco, has been hired as the local sales manager for Northwest Public Radio and KTNW-TV at WSU. Deeney will be based in the stations’ Richland office. Deeney’s experience includes radio production, sales and marketing in North Central Idaho as […]
Northwest Public Radio, the public radio service of WSU, has announced a significant upgrade of its Mount Vernon station, KMWS, a change that also includes a new frequency for the station. Northwest Public Radio has moved the KMWS transmitter to a new and higher transmitter site on Butler Hill. Coupled with a power boost from […]
PULLMAN– Diane Rehm, host of National Public Radio’s “The Diane Rehm Show,” will speak at Whitman College’s Cordiner Hall in Walla Walla at 7:30 p.m. on April 18. Her presentation, entitled “A Conversation with Diane Rehm,” is sponsored by Northwest Public Radio, the public radio service of Washington State University. Tickets for the event are […]