public media http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Public Radio Names Three Executive Director Finalists http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-public-radio-names-three-executive-director-finalists <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio has named three finalists for its executive director position.</p><p>According to a press release, the finalists are:</p><p>Debra J. Fraser, former Chief Operating Officer and Station Manager at Houston Public Media; Myrna Johnson, Executive Director for the Boston Schoolyard Initiative; and William R. Reed, a former private-sector media executive and Midwest-based marketing consultant.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:39:17 +0000 Sarah McCammon 29393 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Public Radio Names Three Executive Director Finalists Iowa Public Radio Board Fires CEO http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-public-radio-board-fires-ceo <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio’s top leader, Mary Grace Herrington, has been fired by the organization’s board of directors. The board voted 6-1 Tuesday to dismiss Herrington. She had been the organization’s chief executive officer since 2009.</p><p>The lone dissenter, Mark Braun, is a new IPR board member and the interim Vice President for Strategic Communications at the University of Iowa.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:14:25 +0000 Sarah McCammon 16529 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Public Radio Board Fires CEO