New York Public Radio

To support the production and distribution of science and technology coverage on Studio 360, an award-winning arts and culture show

  • Amount $750,000
  • City New York, NY
  • Investigator David Krasnow
  • Year 2013
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Radio

This grant provides three years of support for WNYC’s award-winning radio show, Studio 360, hosted by Kurt Andersen, to continue its popular Science and Creativity series. Studio 360 features the latest research and findings in science and technology, relating these developments to arts, culture, and everyday life. Grant funds support a large, diverse board of science advisors for the program, a major planning meeting that flies in experts from around the country, a science-programming consultant, high-quality freelance reporting, and outside contributors who assist the full-time staff. Also supported are a series of live events which aim to engage a younger, more diverse audience than traditional radio broadcasts.

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