New York Public Radio, the parent company of WNYC (AM and FM) and WQXR, has named Thomas Hjelm as chief digital officer.

Hjelm brings a wealth of experience to the position.

He spent time at NBC as senior director of content strategy and business operations for the Local Media wing.

Previously, Hjelm was a creative director of marketing at AOL,  and a director of their broadband services.