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NPR CEO Discusses Priorities for Public Media

Craig Cohen talks with NPR CEO Jarl Mohn, who visited Houston last month. He has an extensive background in commercial broadcasting, including creating the E! Entertainment network, and managing MTV. (Rumor has it he had something to do with those music videos going away). But he also has a long history with public broadcasting in […]

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Craig Cohen talks with NPR CEO Jarl Mohn, who visited Houston last month.

He has an extensive background in commercial broadcasting, including creating the E! Entertainment network, and managing MTV. (Rumor has it he had something to do with those music videos going away). But he also has a long history with public broadcasting in California.

We talk with Mohn about developments in public media and try to get to the bottom of that MTV video thing.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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