Temple Alum Is New CEO of NPR

Jarl Mohn expected to bring “nuanced and new ideas” to public radio.

jarl mohnNPR reports: “Media industry veteran Jarl Mohn will be NPR’s new CEO, the organization’s board of directors has announced. Mohn, 62, currently sits on the board of directors at several media organizations, including Scripps Networks Interactive and web analytics company comScore. He is also on the boards of KPCC Southern California Public Radio and the USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism.” Mohn is an alumni of Temple University.

Between this, Steve Capus taking over at CBS News, and Comcast‘s growing prominence, we’re ready to declare it: Philadelphia is taking over the mainstream media! All hail Philadelphia!

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