Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Robert Siegel Steps Down

One of the most iconic voices on NPR, the host of "All Things Considered" Robert Siegel, is stepping down in January 2018. He has been with NPR since 1976. From Radio Online...

"This is a decision long in the making and not an easy one. I've had the greatest job I can think of, working with the finest colleagues anyone could ask for, for as long a stretch as I could imagine," Robert says. "But, looking ahead to my seventies (which start all too soon) I feel that it is time for me to begin a new phase of life. Over the next few months, I hope to figure out what that will be."

Big loss. NPR starts a nationwide search for his successor immediately. Don't be surprised if the candidate is already working there in the Washington office.