NPR Names GM of Podcasts

A new role at the company.

NPR has named Neal Carruth general manager of podcasts, a new role at the company.

Carruth has been with NPR since 2000. He served as supervising senior editor, business desk, since 2012.

In his new role, Carruth will oversee all of NPR’s podcasts, including Planet Money, Pop Culture Happy Hour and more.

“He will support the teams working on those shows, strengthen connections between our podcast portfolio and the newsroom and member stations, and support innovation and new program development across NPR as a key member of the newly expanded NPR Story Lab,” wrote Anya Grundmann, vp for programming and audience development and Chris Turpin, vp of news programming and operations, in a memo obtained by Poynter.