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NPR Offers Buyout to Employees

Are Science Fridays doomed? NPR announced Friday that in an effort to decrease staff by 10 percent, the company is offering buyouts. The scheme aims to eliminate the radio outlet's $6.1 million deficit. The company also announced that Paul Hagga, a current board member, will take over as temporary president and CEO until a permanent candidate is found, starting September 30. Okay, NPR. Just don't take away our Radiolab.

September 14, 2013 11:00 AM