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Juan Williams to Keynote Journalism Conference; New Job for Ellen Weiss - Posted September 21, 2011
Juan Williams will speak at this year's New York Press Club Journalism conference next Saturday. This year's theme is "Crisis and Change." Williams will talk ab... [TVNewser]

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Resigns - Posted March 9, 2011
Breaking: NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has submitted her resignation to the Board of the pubic broadcaster following an ... [TVNewser]

Behind NPR Exec Ellen Weiss's Departure - Posted January 28, 2011
The Post has a good story in today's paper about what was going on at NPR when news executive Ellen Weiss quit/was pushed out/left the broadcaster in the wake of her firing of Juan Williams. The results of an internal investigatio... [MediaJobsDaily]

Juan Williams Talks About His Old Employer (NPR) with his New Employer (Fox News Channel) - Posted January 7, 2011
Juan Williams was in the Fox News Channel studio this morning talking to Bill Hemmer about Ellen Weiss, the National Public Radio senior news executive who ... [TVNewser]

NPR SVP Resigns in Wake of Williams Controversy - Posted January 6, 2011
NPR SVP for News Ellen Weiss has resigned in wake of controversy surrounding the dismissal of Juan Williams, the long... [FishbowlDC]

Want To Listen To Sotomayor Hearings On The Radio? Don't Turn That Dial To NPR - Posted July 15, 2009
Have you noticed that NPR is not broadcasting the Judge Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings live? NPR ombudsman Alicia Shepard explains that the live broadcast was offered to NPR's 800-lus member stations, but there wasn't enough interest to warrant live coverage, according to NPR's senior vice presid... [FishbowlDC]

Big Changes at NPR News - Posted May 15, 2009
A management re-org at NPR seems to have offered up some new positions and a shifting management structure: Ellen McDonnell will be Executive Director of News Programming. Dick Meyer, currently editorial director of NPR Digital, will become executive editor for NPR News. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted May 14, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Former NBC producer Aram Roston has a piece in GQ this month on Texas billionair Allen Stanford, "Did This Man Pull Off The Most Brazen Swindle Of All?" • So as FishbowlNY put it, Twitter can be very helpful to journalists, whether they're promoting their own work,... [FishbowlDC]

NPR Re-Orgs, Opens Digital Managing Editor Position - Posted May 13, 2009
Via WebNewser: National Public Radio SVP of news Ellen Weiss has announced leadership changes at the company and a position op... [MediaJobsDaily]

NPR Looks to Hire a Digital News M.E. As More Leadership Changes Are Announced - Posted May 13, 2009
WebNewser has obtained a memo sent from National Public Radio SVP of News Ellen Weiss about some leadership changes as public radio continues to change with the times including an audience that continues to fractionalize. NPR went through a re-org after about 18 months ago and, writes Weiss, "Since that time... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NPR Examines Contributor Juan Williams' FNC Association - Posted February 12, 2009
NPR ombudsman Alicia C. Shepard spends her column this week looking at the dual role of ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.13.07 - Posted April 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think NBC should not have dropped Imus. From a tipster: "check out sudarsan r's front page first person piece in today's washpost... [FishbowlDC]

Ellen Weiss Named Vice President for News at NPR - Posted April 5, 2007
From the release: Ellen Weiss, an award-winning broadcast news executive who has served as head of the NPR News National Desk and Executive Producer of the top-rated daily NPR News magazine All Things Considered, has been named Vice President for News, NPR. In this role - the organization's top news management position -... [FishbowlDC]