Tamar Charney is the Managing Director for Personalization and Curation at National Public Radio (NPR.) In this role, she creates and executes new editorial strategies for programming a unique and customizable mix of the best international, national, and local public radio news that is blended with hand curated podcasts on emerging platforms. Prior to managing the content strategy for NPR’s state of the art mobile app and voice assistant experiences, Charney was the Program Director of Michigan Radio where she managed on-air, online, and news strategy, as well as operations. Before, that she produced talk shows, documentaries, and news programs for the station and previously had been a reporter and editor at Michigan Radio. She has held a variety of jobs at other public radio stations including WDET and WEMU. On the side, she writes and does voice-overs for a variety of clients.