Report: NPR Gets Hollywood Representation Via Bungalow/Storied Media Group
May 9, 2016 at 4:47 AM (PT)
DEADLINE reports that NPR has reached agreement for BUNGALOW/STORIED MEDIA GROUP to represent the public radio network in HOLLYWOOD for feature film and TV development, finance and distribution. BUNGALOW/SMG presently represents several news organizations in selling rights to stories, including the NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, EMMIS PUBLISHING (TEXAS MONTHLY, LOS ANGELES magazine), MCCLATCHY, CBS' "60 MINUTES," and more.
“For decades, NPR has been the place to go to listen to the best reporting, podcasts and stories in radio. As one the most trusted brands in AMERICA, we are confident NPR branded content will now also produce tremendous content for the big and small screen. We are excited to get started,” SMG president TODD HOFFMAN told DEADLINE.
NPR Chief Marketing Officer and SVP/Audience Development EMMA CARRASCO added, “This is a terrific opportunity for NPR’s storytelling and journalists to reach a broader audience and we look forward to working together to create some great projects.”