About Northwest Public Radio

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Northwest Public Radio is a trusted source of quality content. We are dedicated to enriching our valued community by sharing distinctive programs which engage, enlighten and entertain.

Our Vision:

Northwest Public Radio will excel in providing programming and service that enriches the lives of its audience and will be recognized as one of the most highly-valued community institutions in the Pacific Northwest.

Northwest Public Radio is a multi-station network serving Washington and portions of Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia.  Our 19 transmitters and 13 translators can be heard by more than 3.6 million residents in the region.

The NPR and Classical Music service offers a mix of NPR's award-winning news shows and classical music with Steve Reeder, Gigi Yellen, Anjuli Dodhia, Jessie Jacobs and others. The schedule also includes Inland Folk with Dan Maher and  national programs such as From The Top, The Retro Cocktail Hour and The Best of Car Talk.

The NPR News service offers a broad range of award-winning national, international and regional news from NPR, the BBC, Public Radio International, American Public Media and the Northwest News Network. The schedule includes weekend entertainment programs such as NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Fresh Air and the TED Radio Hour.

Northwest Public Radio is a community service of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.

As a public media entity, NWPR makes every effort to be as transparent as possible in order to comply with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Below you will find documents and information related to  NWPR’s contact, governance, meetings, management, finances, and diversity initiatives.

Northwest Public Radio holds itself to the highest standards of journalism and non-profit public media standards and practices.  

NWPR Code of News Ethics and Practices

Public Media Code of Integrity

Northwest Public Radio Local Content and Services Report

Audited Financial Statement for Murrow Public Media/NWPR and NWPTV

Audited Financial Report

2015-2016 EEO Report

2016-2017 EEO Report

Form 990 Information

Northwest Public Radio Diversity Statement

Mid Term EEO 12 Stations (Filed)

Mid Term EEO KFAE-KTNW (Filed)


Northwest Public Radio stations are licensed to Washington State University. Meetings of the Board of Regents of WSU are generally open to the public. Certain meetings, or portions of meetings, may be closed in order to address confidential information or proprietary matters.

WSU Board of Regents

WSU Board of Regents meeting schedule information 

If you have questions about Northwest Public Radio, its programming, operation, or its audited financial report, contact:

Marvin Marcelo - General Manager, Murrow Public Media
(509) 335-8835 - mmarcelo@wsu.edu

Denise Blacker - Chief Financial Officer, Murrow Public Media
(509) 335-6536 - blackerd@wsu.edu

Kerry Swanson - Station Manager, Northwest Public Radio
(509) 335-6512 - kerry_swanson@wsu.edu

Gillian Coldsnow - Program Director, Northwest Public Radio
(509) 335-6546 - coldsnow@wsu.edu

Jeff Snell - Director of Engineering, Murrow Public Media                          (509) 335-4257 - snell@wsu.edu

Write to us at:

Northwest Public Radio
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Washington State University
PO Box 642530
Pullman, WA 99164-2530

Or call our main office at:

(800) 842-8991