NPR http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en NPR's CEO Jarl Mohn Stops By Wyoming Public Media http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nprs-ceo-jarl-mohn-stops-wyoming-public-media <p>When Jarl Mohn, NPR’s new CEO, first mentioned that he planned to make a short trip across the U.S in a single-engine plane, dropping in on stations along the way, Wyoming Public Radio got on the list. We were warned that if selected, we would have to be ready immediately, and we would have to flexible just in case weather and flight logistics got in the way. In short, the plan needed to be quick, simple, and adjustable.&nbsp; No disappointment if it didn’t happen!</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:48:50 +0000 Christina Kuzmych 62004 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org NPR's CEO Jarl Mohn Stops By Wyoming Public Media NPR CEO Is Optimistic About The Future http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/npr-ceo-optimistic-about-future <p>NPR CEO Jarl Mohn is visiting NPR member stations across the country and visited Wyoming Public Media. Mohn took over his position July first. He has worked in commercial broadcasting in both radio and television and has experience with MTV, the E television network, and even XM. He tells Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck&nbsp; how that background will help him guide NPR.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:48:11 +0000 Bob Beck 61980 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org NPR CEO Is Optimistic About The Future Experiencing Carl Kasell's Last Show On Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/experiencing-carl-kasells-last-show-wait-waitdont-tell-me <p>Wyoming Public Media supporter and listener Tara Kuipers happened to be in Washington D.C. this week. She was one of the lucky few who attended Carl Kassell's last <strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/" target="_blank"><em>Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!</em></a></strong> show on May 15. Read all about her once in a lifetime experience:</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 21:12:29 +0000 Anna Rader 58412 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Experiencing Carl Kasell's Last Show On Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Halloween With David Sedaris At The University Of Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/halloween-david-sedaris-university-wyoming <p>Wyoming Public Media presents NPR humorist and best-selling author <strong>David Sedaris at the University of Wyoming’s A&amp;S Auditorium Oct 31<sup>st</sup></strong>. This event features new and unpublished readings of Sedaris's work and a book signing and optional Halloween costume contest.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:15:08 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 57573 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Halloween With David Sedaris At The University Of Wyoming Josh and Susan Anderson - Evanston WY http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/josh-and-susan-anderson-evanston-wy <p>Susan: My name is Susan Anderson. I grew up here in Evanston Wyoming.</p><p>Josh: My name is Josh Anderson and I also grew up in Evanston.</p><p>Josh: It was probably about ten years ago, when I met you, you were always listening to public radio.</p><p>Susan: Specifically in the morning.&nbsp; That's my routine.</p><p>Josh: Turn it on in the morning, make some coffee, that kind of thing. And I remember going, ugh, I can't stand public radio.</p><p>Susan: Why?</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:32:12 +0000 Anna Rader 54801 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Josh and Susan Anderson - Evanston WY Claire Dunne - Worland WY http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/claire-dunne-worland-wy <p></p><p>My name is Claire Dunne, I live in Worland Wyoming with my husband Richard Dunne, who’s also an NPR listener, and I’d like to tell you story of how we first found Wyoming Public Radio. We moved from a city to a farm in Manderson Wyoming in 1984 and for a year we couldn’t get any NPR reception.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:07:08 +0000 Anna Rader 55286 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Claire Dunne - Worland WY Pete and Lynn Simpson - Cody WY http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pete-and-lynn-simpson-cody-wy <p>This is Pete and this is Lynn Simpson.</p><p>Lynn: With Wyoming Public Radio we can participate as members of the world, as members of our nation. We can be informed; we have access, what is happening in our lives as Americans.</p><p>Pete: It isn’t shrill, it’s reasonable. And in a world of shrillness and sharpness and sound-bites, point is there’s language. There’s depth, there’s reason. This station, this connection, does not abandon reason or thoughtful consideration.</p><p>This is Pete and this is Lynn Simpson.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:55:38 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 54267 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pete and Lynn Simpson - Cody WY Ed Barbier - Centennial WY http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ed-barbier-centennial-wy <p></p><p>"My name is Ed Barbier, I’m from Centennial Wyoming. When the Venezuela President Hugo Chavez died, I was driving to Laramie with my daughter; we were driving from Centennial to Laramie.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:08:03 +0000 Anna Rader 54261 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ed Barbier - Centennial WY Marian McPartland remembrance, piano jazz special on Wyoming Public Media http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/marian-mcpartland-remembrance-piano-jazz-special-wyoming-public-media <p><strong>Saturday at 8:00pm on Wyoming Public Radio and Sunday at Noon on Jazz Wyoming.</strong></p><p>Jazz legend Marian McPartland, who hosted the eponymous&nbsp;<em>Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz </em>on NPR for three decades, died peacefully Tuesday night at her home on Long Island, NY. She was 95.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:47:31 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 45777 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Marian McPartland remembrance, piano jazz special on Wyoming Public Media NPR CEO Gary Knell announces he's leaving http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/npr-ceo-gary-knell-announces-hes-leaving-1 <p>Dear WPM Members and Listeners,</p><p>This morning we learned that NPR President and CEO, Gary Knell, will be leaving NPR for a new position as CEO at the National Geographic Society.&nbsp; We are sad to see Gary leave NPR – he was a strong CEO and a solid friend of Wyoming Public Media.&nbsp; We’re glad that he is joining the National Geographic Society – another organization whose mission is to educate and enlighten people everywhere.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:01:24 +0000 Christina Kuzmych 45570 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org NPR CEO Gary Knell announces he's leaving NPR CEO and President Gary Knell speaks with Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/npr-ceo-and-president-gary-knell-speaks-wyoming-public-radios-bob-beck <p>NPR&rsquo;s new President and CEO is Gary Knell, who took over duties at the network earlier this month.&nbsp; Knell took over at NPR &nbsp;after serving as theCEO of Sesame Workshop &ndash; a collaborative, multimedia organization that maximizes the educational power of media to help children and families reach their highest potential.&nbsp; He takes over at NPR at a time when the network is still trying to get off the political hot seat.&nbsp; He spoke with Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Bob Beck. Listen to the interview: <strong>URLs for gk.mp3:</strong> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:50:59 +0000 Bob Beck 17003 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org NPR CEO and President Gary Knell speaks with Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck