Washington, D.C.—NPR has named Kinsey Wilson to the newly created role of exec VP-chief content officer. Wilson will oversee NPR's news, programming and digital media. He had been senior VP-general manager of digital media since joining NPR in 2008.
Additionally, NPR said Margaret Low Smith will lead NPR News as senior VP. Smith had been acting in that position since January 2011. Prior to taking over that role, Smith had been VP-programming.
NPR CEO Gary Knell said these executive appointments were intended to integrate the organization's production of news, programming and digital media.