jim schachter

In mid-October, Jim Schachter began his tenure as New Hampshire Public Radio’s new president and chief executive officer. In the weeks since his appointment, Jim has been getting to know NHPR’s staff, putting his award-winning journalism expertise to early use, and meeting many folks across the Granite State. NHPR listeners and supporters can learn more about Jim’s early thoughts and impressions through this 2-minute, 2-way with NHPR's communications & marketing director, Tricia McLaughlin. 

Courtesy of WNYC

Jim Schachter will take over as CEO of New Hampshire Public Radio, the station announced Monday, succeeding former chief executive Betsy Gardella, who resigned abruptly last October.

Schachter previously held the top news executive position at WNYC, the country’s largest public media station. In his role there, he oversaw programs including On the Media, The Brian Lehrer Show and Radio Rookies. Before joining WNYC, Schachter spent nearly 17 years at the New York Times, where he held the position of associate managing editor. 

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Award-winning News Executive to Lead Statewide Public Media Organization Into the Next Decade