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National Public Radio (NPR) has a new head of Philanthropic Ventures. The media company has announced that Josh King will take the job.

King brings more than 20 years of experience to NPR, working at companies including Discovery Channel, AOL, XM Satellite Radio, National Geographic Channels and Discovery Education.

“Josh brings a truly unique blend of experience in both corporate philanthropy and corporate philanthropy. For the past four years, Josh served as Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at the National Geographic Society, overseeing all corporate fundraising strategies,” Leora Hanser, chief development officer and president, said in a statement.

King will lead NPR’s efforts, where they will seek to develop new revenue streams, work closely with NPM, and create impactful communications.

“Josh and his team have worked with their counterpart in traditional media sales, aligning development and sponsorship opportunities to secure substantial financial support from like-minded brands around the world,” added Hanser.

“Additionally, Josh brings extensive expertise leading marketing teams, developing compelling stories and persuasive impact-driven propositions that have led to significant financial contributions.”

King will begin his new role at NPR on April 11.

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