Jarl Mohn, the chairman of KPCC-FM (89.3) Southern California Public Radio, will be
Mohn is a media industry veteran. He was the founding president and CEO of the media investment company Liberty Digital, and previously ran
Mohn's background "makes him ideally suited to lead NPR as it continues to expand its reach and play a unique role in public service journalism and cultural programming," said NPR board Chairman Kit Jensen in a statement.
Mohn takes the top job at NPR after a series of short stints by other executives. Gary Knell resigned as CEO after less than two years to become president of the National Geographic Society. He was replaced by Haaga. In 2011, Knell's predecessor