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Friday, May 9, 2014

NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO

Jarl Mohn is pictured at the International Medical Corps Annual Awards Celebration on November 8, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for International Medical Corps)

Jarl Mohn is pictured at the International Medical Corps Annual Awards Celebration on November 8, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for International Medical Corps)

NPR today announced a new president and chief executive officer. Jarl Mohn, 62, will take over in July.

Mohn currently sits on the board of directors at several media organizations, and at one time was president and CEO of E! Entertainment Television.

NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik discusses Mohn’s background and NPR’s recent leadership with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.

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