GBH and WBUR Join with NPR to Make 'Consider This' First Localized News Podcast

NPR and a group of 12 public radio stations across the country announced today that they have launched the first localized daily news podcast, one that blends national stories and local reporting.

Listeners in Boston will hear a version of Consider This with reporting on their community from their community, alongside a national view from NPR to help listeners make sense of the day.

WBUR Announces Margaret Low As New CEO & General Manager

This morning, Sam Fleming, WBUR's interim General Manager, was joined by Paul Gannon, chairman of WBUR's Board of Directors along with staff members of the Search Committee to announce WBUR's new CEO and General Manager — Margaret Low.

WBUR announces new CEO and General Manager, Margaret Low
WBUR announces new CEO and General Manager, Margaret Low

She joins WBUR from The Atlantic where she served as the President of AtlanticLIVE. She assumes her new role at WBUR in mid-January 2020. Prior to The Atlantic, Low was Senior Vice President for News at NPR and a former senior producer for All Things Considered, the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country.

“Margaret is an accomplished journalist and media executive who possesses a rare combination of editorial and business expertise,” said Paul Gannon, Chair of the Search Committee and WBUR Board of Directors. “Her ability to drive results at The Atlantic plus her extensive journalism and management experience in public media make her the ideal person to lead WBUR into its next phase. Under Margaret’s leadership, WBUR will further enhance its service to the community as a multimedia organization with a powerful presence on-air, online, on-demand and on-stage.”

Read more about the announcement here: NPR Veteran Margaret Low To Lead WBUR.

Latest release: Mr. Potato Head (v1.52.0)

| v1.39.0 | Plum Island | Jan. 4, 2018 |
| v1.40.0 | Kaling | Jan. 18, 2018 |
| v1.41.0 | King | Feb. 1, 2018 |
| v1.42.0 | Youkilis | Feb. 15, 2018 |
| v1.43.0 | Cider Doughnuts | Mar. 1, 2018 |
| v1.44.0 | Brazelton | Mar. 15, 2018 |
| v1.45.0 | Grandin | Mar. 29, 2018 |
| v1.46.0 | Whoopie Pie | Apr. 12, 2018 |
| v1.47.0 | Milton Green | May. 10, 2018 |
| v1.48.0 | Roomba | May. 24, 2018 |
| v1.49.0 | Noble | June 7, 2018 |
| v1.50.0 | Lobster Roll | June 21, 2018 |
| v1.51.0 | Lalas | July 5, 2018 |
| v1.52.0 | Mr. Potato Head | July 26, 2018 |

Release of v1.50.0 "Lobster Roll"

A  lobster roll is a fast-food sandwich native to New England made of lobster meat served on a grilled hot dog-style bun with the opening on the top rather than the side. The filling may also contain butter, lemon juice, salt and black pepper, with variants made in other parts of New England replacing the butter with mayonnaise. Others contain diced celery or scallion. Potato chips or french fries are the typical sides.
A lobster roll is a fast-food sandwich native to New England made of lobster meat served on a grilled hot dog-style bun with the opening on the top rather than the side. The filling may also contain butter, lemon juice, salt and black pepper, with variants made in other parts of New England replacing the butter with mayonnaise. Others contain diced celery or scallion. Potato chips or french fries are the typical sides.

v1.50.0 – Lobster Roll

https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-fe/releases/tag/v1.50.0
https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-wp/releases/tag/v1.50.0
https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-api/releases/tag/v1.50.0
https://github.com/wbur/config-api/releases/tag/v1.50.0

Release v1.49.0 (Elaine) Noble

Elaine Noble (born January 22, 1944) is an American politician and LGBT activist who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for two terms starting in January 1975. She was the first openly lesbian or gay candidate elected to a state legislature.[1] She served two terms as representative for the Fenway-Kenmore and Back Bay neighborhoods of Boston.
Elaine Noble (born January 22, 1944) is an American politician and LGBT activist who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for two terms starting in January 1975. She was the first openly lesbian or gay candidate elected to a state legislature.[1] She served two terms as representative for the Fenway-Kenmore and Back Bay neighborhoods of Boston.

v1.49.0 – Elaine Noble (In honor of Pride Month and Boston Pride Week)

https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-fe/releases/tag/v1.49.0
https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-wp/releases/tag/v1.49.0
https://github.com/wbur/wbur-np-api/releases/tag/v1.49.0
https://github.com/wbur/config-api/releases/tag/v1.49.0


Release History

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Version Name Scheduled date
v0.27.0 Hillenbrand Apr. 15, 2016
v0.28.0 Molasses Apr. 29, 2016
v0.29.0 Phillis May 12, 2016
v0.30.0 Logan May 26, 2016
v1.0.0 Nimoy June 9, 2016
v1.1.0 Raisman June 23, 2016
v1.2.0 Fluff July 7, 2016
v1.3.0 Moxie July 21, 2016
v1.4.0 Tessie Aug. 4, 2016
v1.5.0 Mookie Aug. 18, 2016
v1.6.0 Chocolate Chip Cookie Sep. 1, 2016
v1.7.0 Wessie Sep. 15, 2016
v1.8.0 NoName Sep. 29, 2016
v1.9.0 Featherstone Oct. 13, 2016
v1.10.0 Greenwood Oct. 27, 2016
v1.11.0 Tomlinson Nov. 10, 2016
v1.12.0 Tisquantum Nov. 24, 2016
v1.13.0 Whirlwind Dec. 8, 2016
v1.14.0 Revere Jan. 5, 2017
v1.15.0 Dukakis Jan. 19, 2017
v1.16.0 Bates Feb. 2, 2017
v1.17.0 Space Saver Feb. 16, 2017
v1.18.0 Keller Mar. 2, 2017
v1.19.0 Dogood Mar. 16, 2017
v1.20.0 Russian Dressing Mar. 30, 2017
v1.21.0 Geils Apr. 13, 2017
v1.22.0 Child Apr. 27, 2017
v1.23.0 Fig Newton May 11, 2017
v1.24.0 Pete May 25, 2017
v1.25.0 Envelope-folding Machine June 8, 2017
v1.26.0 Great Hill Blue June 22, 2017
v1.27.0 #34 July 6, 2017
v1.28.0 Volleyball July 20, 2017
v1.29.0 Farber Aug. 3, 2017
v1.30.0 Necco Aug. 17, 2017
v1.31.0 Thomas Aug. 31, 2017
v1.32.0 Conway Sept. 14, 2017
v1.33.0 Conan Sept. 28, 2017
v1.34.0 Farrell Oct. 12, 2017
v1.35.0 Hayward Oct. 26, 2017
v1.36.0 Yellow Day Nov. 9, 2017
v1.37.0 Prue Nov. 30, 2017
v1.38.0 Nova Scotia Tree Dec. 14, 2017
v1.39.0 Plum Island Jan. 4, 2018
v1.40.0 Kaling Jan. 18, 2018
v1.41.0 King Feb. 1, 2018
v1.42.0 Youkilis Feb. 15, 2018
v1.43.0 Cider Doughnuts Mar. 1, 2018
v1.44.0 Brazelton Mar. 15, 2018
v1.45.0 Grandin Mar. 29, 2018
v1.46.0 Whoopie Pie Apr. 12, 2018
v1.47.0 Milton Green May. 10, 2018
v1.48.0 Roomba May. 24, 2018

Coming Soon: "Freak Out and Carry On"

 

WBUR announces the launch of Freak Out and Carry On, a new politics and history podcast that addresses the urgent issues of our time through a historical lens. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson, the podcast examines the national political landscape and explores the historical context for today’s events. New episodes are available every Thursday starting June 15.