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Aytaj Ismayilova

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Aytaj Ismayilova is NHPR’s marketing and communications coordinator. She worked as a marketing intern for CatchFire creative agency and as a public relations intern for a local Concord communications agency Louis Karno & Co Communication.

Aytaj is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University where she majored in marketing and communications. She is passionate about world cultures and languages and enjoys reading and hiking in her free time.

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New Hampshire Public Radio and Stay Work Play honored talented local professionals and organizations at this year’s Rising Stars Awards, held virtually via a live broadcast from the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester on October 15. The Rising Stars Awards honor outstanding young professionals that help make New Hampshire a better place to stay, work and play. Innovative New Hampshire companies that support that mission were also honored.

New Hampshire Public Radio recently earned awards in prestigious journalism competitions, both on the national stage and here in New Hampshire.  Accolades include a National Edward R. Murrow Award, presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), and six awards from the Granite Mikes, presented by the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters (NHAB).

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The leadership of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower during pivotal and historic events in our country and on the world stage will be explored at the next installment of Writers on a New England Stage. Susan Eisenhower is a granddaughter of the former president, and a bestselling author, security expert, and Washington, D.C. policy strategist. Eisenhower will visit The Music Hall’s “virtual” stage Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss her new book, How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions.

In the lead-up to Election Day on November 3, NHPR continues to bring listeners special programming related to the upcoming presidential election. America Amplified: Election 2020 is a six-part national talk show that will dive into the challenges facing America before and after the upcoming election. America Amplified: Election 2020 explores local community perspectives, with a mission to foster positive dialogue, share experiences and elevate diverse voices.

Beginning Saturday, October 17, NHPR will start airing The Takeaway: Politics with Amy Walter on Saturdays, from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. The program brings recent trends in politics to listeners and will air through at least Election Day.

Join NHPR on Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. (repeat) for a special broadcast of Voting In America – an NPR Special Report exploring an extraordinary electoral season, further complicated by an ongoing global pandemic.

In the lead-up to Election Day on November 3, NHPR will air NPR’s special live coverage of the upcoming presidential and vice-presidential debates. Overall, four debates will take place across four states: Ohio, Utah, Florida and Tennessee. The debates will air live on NHPR on the following days:

Tuesday, September 29 – First Presidential Debate

9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Join NHPR this Saturday, Sep. 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a special broadcast of Diaries of a Divided Nation 2020 – a people’s history of the United States recorded in real-time – from public media partner KCRW in Los Angeles.

This fall, NHPR will continue to carry a series of conversations from public media partner WNYC, exploring key questions leading up to the national election in November.

New England’s abolitionist past hides a darker history of slavery in the region. It’s a legacy that still affects communities across the region, from housing and education to health outcomes for people of color.

As coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, APM (American Public Media) is exploring the current state of the U.S education in a world of pandemic and racial harassment in higher education. During the hour-long documentaries, APM Reports’ hosts and correspondents will look at some of the pressing issues impacting our education right now, including the ongoing pandemic and the conversation around social injustice.

Join NHPR for the special broadcasts, airing on three consecutive Saturdays beginning September 19.

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact both the wider economy and the kitchen-table economic issues of American families. NHPR is expanding its programming to provide more insights and news on business-related topics, as individuals, businesses and communities across the country continue to grapple with economic issues. 

As America and the world continue to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, an ongoing conversation around racial justice and our history of race relations is also top of mind with many Americans this summer. Since the killing of George Floyd during an arrest by Minneapolis police on May 25, an outpouring of grief, anger and calls to action continues to take place.

As coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, Marketplace is probing the current state of the U.S. economy and looking ahead to what a future economy may look like. A three-part special this summer asks the question: “The Economy, What Now?” During the hour-long specials, Marketplace’s hosts and correspondents will look at some of the explosive variables impacting our economy right now, including the ongoing pandemic, historic unemployment, and the conversation around social injustice.