"Public Radio Boss: Laura Walker" on OUR CITY. OUR STORY.

Public Radio president and CEO Laura Walker smiles for a portrait at a window with the Manhattan skyline behind her.
New York Public Radio president and CEO Laura Walker on the latest OUR CITY. OUR STORY. episode.

In the latest episode of the 9/11 Memorial Museum's OUR CITY. OUR STORY. podcast, New York Public Radio president and CEO and native New Yorker Laura Walker tells her 9/11 story.

Walker reflects on her decision to stay on-air on 9/11, the power of “call talk” and how 9/11 continues to be an important topic in the news.

You can listen to “Public Radio Boss: Laura Walker” on iTunes and Spotify. Music for this episode was provided by Klausner Cass Duo, Monta at Odds and Jahzzar. New episodes of the OUR CITY. OUR STORY. podcast will be available every Tuesday. 

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