NPR Ups Thomas To SVP/Digital Media
October 16, 2007 at 5:45 AM (PT)
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO VP/GM Online MARIA THOMAS gets upped to SVP of Digital Media. THOMAS has been overseeing the network's digital media expansion for six years, supervising the launch of NPR's podcasting and NPR Mobile initiatives. She previously worked for AMAZON.COM and the WORLD BANK's INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORP.
"This appointment recognizes MARIA’s accomplishments, the increasing complexity of digital media and our goals for the future," said CEO KEN STERN. "NPR’s digital media presence now spans public service, education, business development and revenue creation. Maria has played a major role in getting us to this point and we look forward to her leading us to the next level."