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Margaret Low

Margaret Low is CEO and general manager of WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station. Previously, she was senior vice president of The Atlantic and president of AtlanticLIVE, where she oversaw all aspects of The Atlantic‘s live events team, which produces more than 100 events each year in Washington, D.C. and across the country.

Before joining The Atlantic, Low was NPR’s senior vice president for news, where she oversaw that organization’s award-winning news division and the work of nearly 400 broadcast and digital journalists. Low also spent eleven years as NPR’s vice president for programming, where she developed the live events strategy for the hit show “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and oversaw all program acquisitions including “Car Talk” and “Fresh Air.”

Low is a graduate of the University of Michigan.