WNYC/New York To Co-Produce NPR's 'Snap Judgment'
August 21, 2015 at 4:08 AM (PT)
NPR's "SNAP JUDGMENT" has a new producing partner, with NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK becoming a co-producer and creative consultant as well as podcast sponsorship sales representative for the show, effective OCTOBER 1st. NPR will continue to distribute the storytelling show, hosted and created by GLYNN WASHINGTON, to almost 350 public radio stations. WASHINGTON and his team will continue to produce the show from their OAKLAND, CA studios.
“We are delighted to join forces with the creative powerhouse WNYC,” said WASHINGTON. “I’m lucky to work with the finest team of storytelling geniuses ever assembled, and together with WNYC, we are already cooking up some amazing projects. We can’t wait to give everybody a taste. The mission – to rock the world.”
“GLYNN WASHINGTON is an American original,” said WNYC Chief Content Officer DEAN CAPPELLO. “He has deep roots in the art of storytelling, and he’s helped reimagine radio and podcasting by giving a platform to a new generation of voices to tell the story of AMERICA right now. WNYC is home to distinctive voices including JAD ABUMRAD, ANNA SALE, ALEC BALDWIN, STEPHEN DUBNER, and others, and we’re excited to add to that list a storyteller as gifted and beloved by audiences as GLYNN.”