NPR Gets a New CFO

NPR has named Deborah Cowan, senior veep of finance at Radio One, Inc., as its Chief Financial Officer.
Cowan’s past: Prior to joining Radio One in 2001, she served as a senior financial manager for IBM, where she held several “increasingly responsible CFO positions for significant divisions.” Before that, Cowan worked for Coopers & Lybrand, performing audits for large and medium-sized nonprofit and for-profit companies.
Education: Cowan is a CPA; she has a B.A. in Business Administration from Howard and an MBA from Columbia.