New Clock for Morning Edition

Aug 6, 2018

This is the Manager’s Minute.

Changes are coming to the NPR Morning Edition broadcast clock, beginning Monday, August 13th.

Instead of a newscast at the top of the hour and short news segments at 19 and 42 minutes after the hour, NPR newscasts will now be heard on the hour and half-hour. Segments immediately following the newscasts will be slightly longer, to allow more time to cover the most important stories of the day.

These changes are designed to provide a deeper dive into key issues and more on-location hosting that creates an “in the moment” listener experience.

KGOU listeners will also likely notice slight shifts in timing of local news, weather and traffic reports due to these newscast improvements.

The new broadcast clock is another way NPR and KGOU are responding to evolving listener habits.

If you have any questions or comments about the new Morning Edition format, contact me at

Thanks for listening.

Until next time, with the Manager’s Minute, I’m Dick Pryor.