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In 2016, NPR Reached New Levels With Record-Breaking Weekly Listenership

Now, more than ever, NPR is critically important to the field of journalism.  Audiences are certainly feeling that way too.  With an increase of 13 percent year-over-year, NPR now reaches nearly 30 million weekly listeners across national programming — an all-time high, with Morning Edition reaching 14.65 million listeners.

NPR is now reaching younger and more diverse listeners as well.  NPR saw growth across all age groups, with listeners ages 25-44 gaining the most traction.


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