Mary Grace Herrington 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 Reaches Settlement with Former CEO http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-public-radio-board-reaches-settlement-former-ceo <p></p><p>The Board of Directors of Iowa Public Radio has reached a financial settlement with former Chief Executive Officer Mary Grace Herrington.</p><p>Herrington was fired from the top job at Iowa Public Radio in late February.</p><p>According to the agreement signed by Herrington and Board Chair Kay Runge, the board will make two payments totaling 197-thousand dollars to Herrington.</p><p>The settlement says the money is for “emotional distress and other compensatory damages, and attorneys’ fees and expenses.”</p><p>In exchange, Herrington agrees to “release all claims against IPR.”</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 21:41:55 +0000 Rob Dillard 20524 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Public Radio Board Reaches Settlement with Former CEO 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 Home Improvement Day: To Fix or Not to Fix? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/home-improvement-day-fix-or-not-fix <p>To remodel or not to remodel? That is the question. Talk of Iowa chats with home improvement expert Bill McAnally about how to assess your home and the features you don’t like and if remodeling is in question.</p><p>And, Iowa Public Radio has done its own remodeling. CEO <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/about-ipr/our-people.html" target="_blank">Mary Grace Herrington</a> will discuss our recent program changes, as well.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:23:35 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7776 at http://iowapublicradio.org Home Improvement Day: To Fix or Not to Fix?