NPR Makes Changes to Programming Unit

One promotion and two hires.

NPR has made several changes to its programing team. Details are below.

  • Israel Smith has been promoted from director of programming to senior director of promotion and audience development. He had been NPR’s director of programming since 2012.
  • Succeeding Smith is Steve Nelson. He most recently served as American Public Radio’s director of on-demand programming. Nelson previously served as program director for Minnesota Public Radio News.
  • N’Jeri Eaton has joined as senior manager for program acquisition. Eaton most recently worked for Independent Television Service as content development and initiative manager.