September 17, 2013 > NPR offering buyouts to cut staff by 10 percent
NPR offering buyouts to cut staff by 10 percent
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP), Sep 13 National Public Radio says it's offering across the board buyouts in hopes of cutting its staff by 10 percent.
The buyouts, which are to be offered across the entire organization, were approved by NPR's board of directors as a way to eliminate a projected operating deficit of $6.1 million.
NPR distributes news, information and music programming to 975 public radio stations, reaching 27 million listeners a week.