This grant provides continued long-standing support by the Foundation of National Public Radio's (NPR) Health Unit to maintain and expand in-depth news coverage of important health and health care issues, and will allow NPR to develop and implement a multimedia expansion of its Science Desk. The deliverables include the approach for multimedia expansion; the hiring of a new health correspondent for npr.org and NPR radio; and the hiring of temporary multimedia staff to create new visual approaches to storytelling.
Amount Awarded $2,800,000.00
Awarded on: 10/18/2011
Time frame: 11/1/2011 - 10/31/2014
Grant Number: 59464