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Fifty And Forward: An Anniversary Celebration Of NPR

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On May 3rd, 2021, NPR turned 50 years old.

NPR grew up alongside a post-Watergate journalism ethos that shaped the media industry for decades. Hosted by Audie Cornish and featuring other NPR journalists, we'll unpack that ethos: how it developed in the newsroom and changed over time, through today. Analytical, critical and forward-thinking, this program tells the story of NPR's history in the context of the growth of modern media.

Tune in to KVNF's Wildcard on Friday, May 28th, at 6:00 pm for "Fifty and Forward: An Anniversary Celebration of NPR."

A native Texan, Jeff was bitten by the Colorado "bug" after graduating from UT-Austin. He arrived in Paonia on the October full moon of 1978, and has been involved with KVNF since its earliest days. His first KVNF show was "Sunday Night Live," which featured live musicians performing in the original Garvin Mesa garage/studio.