Debra Delman Joins NPR
June 9, 2009 at 12:41 PM (PT)
Former DISCOVERY NETWORKS SVP/CFO DEBRA DELMAN has joined NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO as SVP/Strategic Operations and Finance. DELMAN joined DISCOVERY in 2005 and previously served as VP at HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION and in various executive positions at EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS.
"DEBRA is a top notch leader in the business of media and I’m thrilled to have her on board," said NPR Pres./CEO VIVIAN SCHILLER. "She brings a wide breadth of experience to the table that will undoubtedly help NPR grow new forms of revenue while championing NPR’s most valuable asset –- its people."
"NPR has an impressive brand value which is a critical ingredient in building new revenues and partnerships for the organization and its member stations," said DELMAN. "NPR’s quality programming and fierce audience loyalty sets it apart from other media organizations. My goal is to help NPR leverage its unique assets and achieve its mission so that NPR successfully navigates and ultimately thrives during any economic climate."