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editor On the Media

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Brooke Gladstone is host and managing editor of the US National Public Radio (NPR) newsmagazine On the Media. She has won several journalism awards, including an Overseas Press Club Award, a Peabody and the Milwaukee Press Club’s Sacred Cat Award for lifetime achievement. NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of non-commercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR serves a growing audience of 27.5 million Americans each week in partnership with more than 860 independently operated, non-commercial public radio stations. Each NPR member station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming. With original online content and audio streaming, NPR.org offers hourly newscasts, special features and ten years of archived audio and information. The mission statement of NPR is as follows “The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. To accomplish our mission, we produce, acquire, and distribute programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression; we represent our members in matters of their mutual interest; and we provide satellite interconnection for the entire public radio system.”