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Morning Edition Hosts Need Vacation Too

I’ve been hosting Morning Edition (or working the early morning shift) for the better part of the past 35 years. It’s my time of day, I like it!The 3 a.m. alarm isn’t my most favorite part, but being the first on the roads, the first in to work and (most of the time) the first to go home has its benefits.But as much as I love my job — and I really do — I value my vacation time.
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The New NPR Clocks: How are Stations Adjusting?

The new clocks presented challenges for most newsrooms producing local newscasts. The biggest concern was, of course, how to fit everything into a smaller news hole. In my newsroom, we’ve nicknamed our newscast spots “news haikus." There was a lot of copy left on the proverbial cutting room floor in the first weeks of the new clocks as reporters adjusted to writing for a smaller hole. “It’s just too short to provide a meaty newscast,” said one host in response to PRNDI’s call for comments.
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Sourcing a Diverse Community

As stations reach for a greater share of the audience, we’ll need to hear from a bigger swath of the community. Getting these new, more diverse voices on the air and online can be tough. In this webinar, we’ll take a look at a major sourcing project underway at NPR and share the 7 top ideas that come from stations and the network, all aimed at helping public radio look and sound more like America. Our presenters are Keith Woods, NPR's Vice President for Diversity in News and Operations and Luis Clemens, NPR's Senior Editor for Diversity. Watch a recording of the webinar here.
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