1. We’ve thrown our hat into the Knight News Challenge ring!

    Watcha think?

    newschallenge:

    1. What do you propose to do? [20 words]

    Leverage an organization’s broad following on Facebook to build audience for local content creators using Facebook’s geotargeting capabilities.

    2. Is anyone doing something like this now and how is your project different? [30 words]

    Our GeoGraph approach…

  2. Here’s NPR Digital Services developer - and soon to be daddy - Dave Moore being feted for his upcoming bundle of joy.
While we celebrated with cake, champagne and cookies, the gift bags, unfortunately, don’t contain the one thing new parents need most: sleep.
Congrats, Dave!

    Here’s NPR Digital Services developer - and soon to be daddy - Dave Moore being feted for his upcoming bundle of joy.

    While we celebrated with cake, champagne and cookies, the gift bags, unfortunately, don’t contain the one thing new parents need most: sleep.

    Congrats, Dave!

  3. Here he is, our leader, Bob Kempf, VP of NPR Digital Services, speaking at the iMA conference in Austin, where he shared this nugget: the 5 pilot stations using NPR Digital Services’ Core Publisher have seen +381% growth in audience year over year.
In honor of the host state, he may be wearing cowboy boots; can’t tell for sure.

    Here he is, our leader, Bob Kempf, VP of NPR Digital Services, speaking at the iMA conference in Austin, where he shared this nugget: the 5 pilot stations using NPR Digital Services’ Core Publisher have seen +381% growth in audience year over year.

    In honor of the host state, he may be wearing cowboy boots; can’t tell for sure.

  4. NPR Digital Services’ Steve Mulder at the iMA conference demonstrating via science that site takeovers during pledge don’t increase donations.
He’s blinding us with science!

    NPR Digital Services’ Steve Mulder at the iMA conference demonstrating via science that site takeovers during pledge don’t increase donations.

    He’s blinding us with science!

  5. NPR Digital Services' own Keith Hopper demonstrating the new Core Publisher mobile prototype for stations at the iMA conference in Austin.
If you’re at the conference, stop by our booth for free beach balls and buttons! Aww yeah - swag!

    NPR Digital Services' own Keith Hopper demonstrating the new Core Publisher mobile prototype for stations at the iMA conference in Austin.

    If you’re at the conference, stop by our booth for free beach balls and buttons! Aww yeah - swag!

  6. The view from the Tesla conference room at our offices.
Yes, the window’s open in January; this room tends to be like a sauna.

    The view from the Tesla conference room at our offices.

    Yes, the window’s open in January; this room tends to be like a sauna.

  7. Is this one happy looking station relations team or what?!
Reminder: We will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December 26th, 2011 and again on Monday, January 2nd, 2012. If you need help or support during the holidays, please use this form or email us at help@ds.npr.org to ensure your request is not held up by staff vacation schedules.
Now go on and enjoy some egg nog!

    Is this one happy looking station relations team or what?!

    Reminder: We will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December 26th, 2011 and again on Monday, January 2nd, 2012. If you need help or support during the holidays, please use this form or email us at help@ds.npr.org to ensure your request is not held up by staff vacation schedules.

    Now go on and enjoy some egg nog!

  8. The whole office just got NPR Digital t-shirts!
Sure beats a fruitcake.

    The whole office just got NPR Digital t-shirts!

    Sure beats a fruitcake.

  9. Just in case you hadn’t heard…

    Just in case you hadn’t heard…