PITTSBURGH, PA, JAN. 9, 2018— Effective January 15, 2018, Larkin Page-Jacobs will step away from her position as local host of NPR’s All Things Considered on WESA, and will become the station’s full-time Managing Editor. Christopher Ayers will assume host duties for All Things Considered, and Kiley Koscinski becomes Morning Edition Producer.
General Manager John Sutton announced the appointments, saying, “For the better part of 2017, Larkin Page-Jacobs has been hosting All Things Considered and acting as Managing Editor, helping to shape our editorial focus and improve our daily news reporting. With the appointment of Christopher Ayers to the position of local host of All Things Considered, Larkin will now be able to focus full-time on her role as Managing Editor.” Page-Jacobs hosted All Things Considered for eight years on WESA. Kiley Kocsinski, formerly of KDKA, joins WESA as Morning Edition producer, which is is hosted by Maria Scapellato.
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