Christine Paige Diers

Business Manager

Christine Paige Diers is the Business Manager for PRNDI.  She started working for PRNDI part-time in 1997, and has been full-time staff with the organization since July 1, 2018.  Known to many in the organization as "Ma PRNDI,"  Christine's work history includes serving as a Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society and working for 8 years as the Director of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in Sturgis, South Dakota (yes, really).  In a former life, Christine was a public radio news director in Grand Forks, North Dakota, then worked in public relations for city government and for a business incubator.

Ways to Connect

Illinois Public Media has a rare opening for Senior Host/Producer for its signature call-in radio talk show, Focus. We’re looking for an experienced journalist and conversationalist to join our award-winning team of journalists at WILL AM-FM-TV-Online (will.illinois.edu), the public broadcasting service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

KMUW-FM, Wichita Public Radio, licensed to Wichita State University, is seeking applicants for News Reporter.  This position will be part of a team responsible for growing KMUW’s news coverage by daily newsgathering efforts and by providing enterprising, timely, high-quality news and feature coverage for broadcast and digital platforms.

Public radio station WMUK at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, seeks an experienced reporter to cover local arts and culture (Job Posting #0602420).

Public radio station WMUK at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, seeks an experienced reporter to cover local government and education (Job Posting #0602419).

Idaho’s leading public radio station – Boise State Public Radio – is searching for a Senior Reporter. You must have a minimum five years radio reporting experience and have a penchant for digging into documents, filing FOIAs, asking tough questions, understanding data, and knowing how to produce sound rich features on deadline.

Director, News & Public Affairs Content Development and Radio Operations & Programming

Position:       SENIOR PRODUCER, WORD OF MOUTH

Lead VPR's trusted, high-performing, and forward-thinking news team in this rare and dynamic opportunity at one of the country's leading public radio stations.  Vermont Public Radio is seeking an experienced journalism professional with a proven record of leadership, who inspires excellence in broadcast news and innovation in digital journalism.

The Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) honored  Columbia Journalism School's Godfrey Lowell Cabot Professor of Journalism John Dinges with it's Leo C. Lee Award at its annual banquet on Saturday, June 22nd.

NPR's Scott Simon hosted the Public Radio News Directors Inc. annual awards banquet at the Wynham Hotel Playhouse Square in Cleveland on Saturday, June 22nd.  At the banquet, Mr. Simon helped PRNDI present over 100 awards to local public radio stations from around the nation for work completed in 2012.  "PRNDI has been honoring the best work in local public radio for over 25 years, and is pleased to be able to recognize the great work that is being done by local public radio stations," said George Bodarky, PRNDI's current president.  "We were very excited to have Scott Simon help us to present this year's awards."

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