NPR’s Robert Siegel to receive WSU’s Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award

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.

Northwest Public Radio’s Swanson elected to NPR board

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 […]

NSF and National Geographic Society funded researcher to speak at WSU

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 […]

NWPR offers on-air regional discussion

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 […]

Haarsager elected NPR chairperson

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. […]

NWPR hires new sales manager

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 […]

NWPR boosts signal

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 […]

NPR talk show host to appear in Walla Walla

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 […]