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William Buzenberg

Executive Director, Center for Public Integrity


Bill Buzenberg is Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity, an award-winning investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C. He served for 27 years in public radio, as Vice President of News for National Public Radio, as well as NPR’s London bureau chief. He was responsible for launching Talk of the Nation, the expansion of All Things Considered and NPR’s 24-hour newscast service. He was also Senior Vice President of News at American Public Media where he launched American RadioWorks and Speaking of Faith. He also began the Public Insight Network, an innovative use of technology to draw knowledge from the audience. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Buzenberg has been awarded fellowships at the University of Michigan, the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and the Institute of Politics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.