Steve Lickteig Rejoins NPR
August 15, 2011 at 4:36 AM (PT)
SIRIUS XM RADIO BOB EDWARDS Show Producer STEVE LICKTEIG is exiting to rejoin NPR as Executive Producer of WEEKEND ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, according to a memo from NPR posted by the POYNTER INSTITUTE's JIM ROMENESKO. The memo says that LICKTEIG, who has been with EDWARDS at SIRIUS XM for five years and previously worked at NPR on MORNING EDITION, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, and TALK OF THE NATION, will start his new job on AUGUST 31st.
In addition, NPR has named MOSCOW Correspondent DAVID GREENE as Host/Correspondent for morning programming, serving as primary substitute host for MORNING EDITION and WEEKEND EDITION, starting in JANUARY after a stint hosting MORNING EDITION for the next six weeks.
Also, Auto Industry Reporter SONARI GLINTON has been named National Desk Reporter working from DETROIT, and Business Reporter TAMARA KEITH will become CAPITOL HILL Reporter on the WASHINGTON Desk later this month.