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This is what the news should sound like. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. The Daily focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a 30-minute, deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.

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Hosts

Michael Barbaro

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Length

00:29:00

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Feeds

The Daily is available via ContentDepot and is a file-based program. Air window: 4:00 pm ET – 11:59 pm ET

Producers

Lisa Tobin, Executive Producer
Theo Balcomb, Managing Producer

Resources

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Michael Barbaro

Host, The Daily

Michael Barbaro is the host of The Daily, a five-day-a-week audio show from The New York Times. In just one year, the show has built an audience of over one million listeners a day; become the most-downloaded new show in 2017 on Apple Podcasts; won a DuPont-Columbia University Award for audio excellence; and been named a top podcast of the year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic, Esquire, Adweek, The New Yorker and New York Magazine. Before hosting The Daily, Barbaro was a national political correspondent for The New York Times and host of The Run-up, a political podcast that chronicled the 2016 election. Previously, he covered New York's City Hall and the U.S. retail industry. He joined The New York Times in 2005 from The Washington Post, where he began in 2002 as a reporter covering the biotechnology industry. Barbaro graduated from Yale in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in history.

The Daily's Staff
Lisa Tobin, Michael Barbaro and Theo Balcomb.
Credit: James Estrin/The New York Times
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00:00 - 00:29
Billboard

00:30 - 00:59
National Funder Credit

01:00 - 05:59
News Hole with Music Bed

06:00 - 17:29
Segment A (includes national funder credit)
*Note: Segment length will vary and will be noted in the rundown.

17:30 - 18:29
Floating Station Break (with music bed)
*Floating Break between Segments A & B starts between 13:00 - 21:00

18:30 - 28:59
Segment B (includes national funder credit and program close/forward promote)
*Note: Segment length will vary and will be noted in the rundown.

29:00 - 29:59
Music Bed

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Note: The Daily will be delivered in seven file segments as listed above.

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Research

Public Radio News Audience Profile

The public radio news audience is well-educated and diverse. While they pay attention to the news and the world around them, they also participate in a variety of hobbies and interests.

In general, public radio news listeners are:

  • 45% female, 55% male.
  • Between the ages of 25 and 54 (52%).
  • Well-educated. 70% hold a bachelor's degree, 24% a master's degree –  three times more likely than the general U.S. adult population.
  • More than twice as likely as the general U.S. adult population to read business/finance magazines.

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