NPR media writer David Folkenflik captured the surprise of some of his coworkers that CEO Gary Knell is taking off for National Geographic where he will be President and CEO. Knell said it was an “unsolicited offer.”
Staffers at NPR react with widespread astonishment at news of Knell’s departure. He leaves at end of 1st two-year contract in Nov.
— David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik) August 19, 2013
See the basics of the release sent out by NPR and what Knell had to say for himself. In addition, NPR’s own breaking news blog is strangely covering the matter itself, and pretty objectively at that, and reporting on details as they unfold. Read more