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Tamar Charney, photographed for NPR, 13 November 2019, in Washington DC.

Tamar Charney

Tamar Charney is Acting Senior Director, Collaborative Journalism for NPR News. She has a key role in supporting the editorial collaborations between and among NPR and its Member stations, which support public radio's unparalleled local, regional, and national reporting.

Previously, Charney was the Managing Director for Personalization and Curation. In that role, she created and executed new editorial strategies for programming a unique and customizable mix of the best international, national, and local public radio news that is blended with hand curated podcasts. Before that, she held the title of Managing Editor of NPR One.

Prior to managing the content strategy for NPR's state of the art mobile app, Charney was the Program Director of Michigan Radio where she managed on-air, online, and news strategy, as well as operations. Before, that she produced talk shows, documentaries, and news programs for the station and previously had been a reporter and editor at Michigan Radio. She has held a variety of jobs at other public radio stations including WDET and WEMU. On the side, she writes and does voice-overs for a variety of clients.