The Team

Feb 9, 2012

Hello, stations, from your editorial training team! Thank you for joining us on this digital endeavor. We look forward to working with  you.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us below. 

Todd Mundt

Todd Mundt is Editorial Director of NPR Digital Services. He's responsible for the editorial direction of the Digital News Training, and working with stations to develop digital news and music strategies. Prior to joining NPR in April 2012, Todd was Vice President and Chief Content Officer at Louisville Public Media, as well as Manager/Program Director of 89.3 WFPL News in Louisville. His career includes positions at Iowa Public Radio, Michigan Radio and WNIJ/WNIU Rockford/DeKalb. He hosted Morning Edition at local stations for more than 20 years, and from 1998-2003 was the host of The Todd Mundt Show, produced by Michigan Radio and distributed by NPR.

Kim Perry

Kim Perry is the manager for Digital News Training at NPR where she leads the digital training efforts at NPR and Digital Services. She headed up the 2008-10 Knight digital training initiative throughout its duration. Now she’s leading a second Knight training initiative at NPR member stations. Before coming to NPR, Perry worked at the San Diego Union-Tribune and as a content producer and newsroom trainer. She’s previously reported for the Associated Press in Alaska, The Modesto Bee and other Bay Area newspapers. She’s a 2006 graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. 

Ki-Min Sung

Ki-Min Sung is a Digital News Specialist. She trained and edited the first group of Core Publisher pilot stations that launched in 2010 (KPLU, St. Louis Public Radio, Michigan Radio, KUT and the Innovation Trail). She started out in public media as a front desk volunteer at KCRW and then became producer of "To the Point" and "Which Way, L.A.?" with Warren Olney. She went on to produce, direct and report for NPR's "Day to Day" and APM's "Marketplace Morning Report." She's blogged for and the CPB's "Economy Project." Her reporting has appeared in The Dallas Morning News, the San Diego Union Tribune and Los Angeles Magazine. Ki is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on narrative writing.

Eric Athas

Eric Athas is a Digital News Specialist at NPR Digital Services were he assists in the development of NPR's member station training and product initiatives, with a focus on social media. Prior to joining NPR, Eric was a homepage and mobile editor at The Washington Post, where he managed the front page of the site, helped develop mobile strategies, assisted in social media and blogging efforts and occasionally wrote for the paper.


Teresa Gorman

Teresa Gorman is a Digital News Specialist.  Prior to joining NPR, Teresa was social media editor at PBS NewsHour, where she played a leading role in shaping NewsHour's social media, outreach and engagement strategy. She was part of the NewsHour Connect team, which connects stations and public media projects with the national site and broadcast. Teresa started out in public media as an intern for NPR's Intern Edition, and graduated from Boston University's College of Communication. 

Will Snyder is a Digital News Specialist. Will began his career in the Time Inc. magazine family as the Online 

Will Snyder

Editor for Outdoor Life. There he learned about metrics, building community and how to skin a squirrel. He then wrote for the Wall Street Journal in Spain before returning to the United States. as the food columnist for the paper's weekend magazine, WSJ. He spent four years in Richmond, Va. where he helped set up a local news desk at WRIR and hosted a weekly talk show focused on regional issues called "Open Source."  

Kasia Podbielski joined NPR Digital Services in April as a project coordinator.  Prior to joining NPR she was a

Kasia Podbielski

digital media specialist at the State Department, where she managed digital media campaigns, produced interactive webchats, and counseled U.S. embassies on the strategic use of social media.  Kasia got her masters from Georgetown University in Communication, Culture and Technology.