Robert Garcia is the Executive Producer of NPR Newscast, the unit that provides the most listened-to content in public radio with 28.6 million listeners each week. Garcia oversees the production and broadcast of 37 live newscasts Mondays through Fridays, and 24 each day on Saturdays and Sundays.
Robert is a broadcast news veteran with 42 years in the journalism business. He has been an anchor and news Director at local, commercial stations and Executive Producer of CBS Radio overseeing Washington coverage for the CBS owned and operated all-news stations across the country. He was Vice President and General Manager of the CNN Radio network for eight years, Washington Bureau Chief for ABC News Radio for three years then head of news coverage for ABC Radio in New York for two years. In 2016, he received the RTDNA Foundation's 1st Amendment Service award for contributions to the industry in a managerial, off-air capacity
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