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Let’s take a brief moment from our regularly scheduled blog post to tell you how this relatively new farm and food blog comes to exist. Over the last couple years, North Country Public Radio has been able to nearly double the size of its news...
Trust. NCPR’s side of the equation is obvious: every time we ask you for a contribution to help us pay the bills, or an idea for a story, or just about anything we need, you come through, you catch us. We have to ask ourselves why this is so....
If you’ve been following my blog posts to and from the public radio conference in New Orleans, you’ve probably noticed that I haven’t talked much about what we talked about there. You’ve heard about my train ride, about food...
I decided to travel to this week’s public media conference in New Orleans by train. It takes about 30 hours from the north country–getting to a station (2-7 hours), then the ride itself, whether from Albany, Syracuse or NYC, is over 24...
Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act into law on November 7, 1967. Why? And what impact has it had on our lives as Americans? The “why” is fairly straightforward. Like national parks and the Smithsonian, the broadcast...
News stories tagged with "public-radio"
by NCPR News
Saranac Lake, NY, Aug 24, 2009 — National Public Radio's new CEO, Vivian Schiller, talked with NCPR Station Manager Ellen Rocco, Adirondack Bureau Chief Brian Mann and public radio listeners in a roundtable held in the Cantwell Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. The conversation ranged widely: including the impact of the crisis in print journalism on public broadcasting, the role of new media in serving local communities, the future of NPR, initiatives in investigative reporting, and more. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Canton, NY, Aug 24, 2009 — Martha Foley talks with NPR president Vivian Schiller about public radio, its stations, listeners and future. Tune in at noon to hear Schiller in a news roundtable with NCPR Adirondack Bureau Chief Brian Mann and Station Manager Ellen Rocco, broadcast live from the Cantwell Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. Go to full article
by Ellen Rocco
Dec 18, 2007 — NCPR station manager Ellen Rocco, news director Martha Foley, Adirondack news bureau chief Brian Mann, and station engineer Bob Sauter take listener calls about the threat to NCPR's Lake Placid transmitter from Albany-based WAMC Northeast Public Radio. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Jun 16, 2005 — Martha Foley talks with NCPR's general Manager, Ellen Rocco, about the latest news regarding 45% cuts to public radio and TV proposed in a U.S. House committee. Go to full article
Oct 20, 2004 — For most of us, fall is a time to plant some bulbs, put up the storm windows, and stock up on wood or oil for the deep winter ahead. For North Country Public Radio, and especially for our intrepid engineer Radio Bob Sauter, fall is the time to batten down the hatches on our network of 21 radio transmitters. You know, that laundry list of stations - WSLU, WSLJ, WXLG, WXLH, and so on. It's an equipment-hauling, mountain-climbing job. A couple weeks ago David Sommerstein joined Radio Bob for a special radio expedition up Blue Mountain. Go to full article
by Ellen Rocco
Mar 20, 2001 — NCPR General Manager Ellen Rocco talks with Christopher Lydon, former host of The Connection, about his love of radio and future plans for a new talk show. Go to full article