Steve Knight Named News Director of New York Times Radio

By: E&P Staff

Steve Knight has been named the news director of New York Times Radio, as well as morning newscaster on WQXR FM. Knight replaces Sam Hall, and will begin the appointment on August 1.

Knight was previously an anchor for Associated Press Radio, where he reported on both the news and special events. Prior to this, he worked for CBS Radio News as an anchor/producer/editor of newscasts and special reports. In 2003 and 2004, Knight traveled to Iraq to report as a field correspondent for the CBS Radio News. He has also worked as a news director at KIRO AM in Seattle, Wash.

Because of Knight?s work at KIRO Radio, the news-talk station received a national Edward R. Murrow award for overall excellence. Knight himself received an Edward R. Murrow award for best documentary.

New York Times Radio was created in 2005 to air newscasts and features from the Times. Its flagship station is WQXR FM, which has the most listeners of any classical music station in the country and is the official classical music station for the Times.

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