Grants

National Public Radio, Inc.

To support Planet Money’s coverage of economics via multimedia journalism and enterprise radio reporting

  • Amount $550,000
  • City Washington, DC
  • Investigator Christopher Turpin
  • Year 2015
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Radio

This grant provides two years of continued support for production of National Public Radio’s Planet Money podcast. Grant funds will help produce in-depth economic content to be disseminated via the Planet Money podcast and blog and on NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, NPR One, and This American Life. Additional funds will support the production of multimedia pieces to supplement and enhance the broadcast content on the web, a series of interactive “sound walks” that explore economic history, and several experiments in participatory journalism.

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