Barbara Cochran

Author, 'Rethinking Public Media: More Local, More Inclusive, More Interactive'

Barbara Cochran is the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. She has held executive positions in commercial and public media, including serving as vice president for news at NPR, where she oversaw the creation of NPR’s morning news program, Morning Edition. She also was managing editor of the Washington Star, executive producer of NBC’s Meet the Press, vice president and Washington bureau chief of CBS News and president of the Radio Television Digital News Association. She is the author of Rethinking Public Media: More Local, More Inclusive, More Interactive, published by the Aspen Institute this year (2011).

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