John Lansing To Become CEO Of NPR

John Lansing is taking over for outgoing CEO Jarl Mohn, who has led the organization for the past five years. Mohn announced his plan to step down late last year, but the search for his successor took longer than expected. He will officially hand off to Lansing in mid-October. Lansing is currently the head of the US Agency for Global Media, which oversees VOA, Radio Free Europe, and other government-funded media outlets outside the United States.

BBG Taps John Lansing As CEO

The former president of Scripps Networks brings a background in journalism and multi-platform programming to lead the next generation of the U.S. government’s international media.

TV Everywhere Has Come A Long Way

When 2014 started, there was a lot of handwringing over the progress of TV Everywhere. But with more TVE deals getting done, awareness and adoption has grown. A year ago, only 19% of consumers were aware they had TVE capability, with that up to 54% today, CTAM President-CEO John Lansing said (CTAM’s goal is to get that to 65% by the end of Jan).