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NPR President Vivian Schiller
NPR President Vivian Schiller

Public Roundtable with NPR President Vivian Schiller

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

Leading NPR into the future

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

Ask the Station Call-in: defending NCPR in Lake Placid

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

Congress Considers Cuts to Public Broadcasting

A key House subcommittee is recommending deep cutbacks in federal funding for public television and radio.  Go to full article

Congress Proposes Severe Cuts for Public Broadcasting

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

Hauling Radio Gear Up Blue Mountain

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
Chris Lydon
Chris Lydon

Public Radio Talkshow host Christopher Lydon Visits NCPR

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

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