All the pledge drives in the world couldn’t save National Public Radio. The non-profit news organization announced today that it will offer a voluntary buyout plan to aimed at reducing staff by 10 percent. Currently, the non-profit has 840 full and part time employees.
“As part of the strategy to eliminate the deficit and lower ongoing expenses, NPR will offer a voluntary buyout plan across the organization that reduces staffing levels by approximately 10 percent,” said a memo that went out to staff this morning. Read More