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Anya Grundmann '89 named NPR VP of programming and audience development

Anya Grundmann is NPR's new Vice President of Programming and Audience Development, it was announced today by NPR CMO and Senior Vice President for Audience Development Emma Carrasco and Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director Michael Oreskes, to whom Grundmann will jointly report. She has been in the new role on an interim basis and was selected following an extensive national search.

In this position, Grundmann will lead NPR's programming center to create and acquire the highest quality content offerings that will engage and grow public radio's audience on Member stations across the country, and inspire new levels of engagement with audiences on digital platforms. During the six months Grundmann was in the interim role, she oversaw the launch of several major additions to NPR's content development pipeline, including the debut with NPR News of the Hidden Brain and NPR Politics podcasts and the upcoming second season of Invisibilia, as well as an on-air promotion campaign for All Things Considered.

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