Steve Nelson Named Dir./Programming, N'Jeri Eaton As Sr. Mgr. Of Program Acquisition For NPR
July 7, 2016 at 3:16 PM (PT)
MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO Dir./On-Demand Programming STEVE NELSON is joining NPR as Dir./Programming and INDEPOENDENT TELEVISION SERVICE Content Development and Initiative Manager N'JERI EATON is joining the network as Sr. Manager for Program Acquisition, reports CURRENT. ISRAEL "IZZI" SMITH is moving from NPR Dir./Programming to the new position of Senior Manager for Program Acquisition. All of the changes take effect AUGUST 8th.
NELSON presently heads up MPR's podcasting ventures, including "DINNER PARTY DOWNLOAD," and INFINITE GUEST network; he was formerly PD for MPR NEWS and Triple A KCMP (THE CURRENT)/MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL. EATON has been with ITVS for five years and will be looking for new ideas and programming for NPR.