Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region.
We strive to be your trusted source - and that includes being transparent about ourselves. We think we've included everything you want to know about VPR in this section. If you have additional questions about VPR, you are welcome to contact us any time.
If you have feedback, questions, story suggestions or a news tip, please contact us.
Find out what your favorite host looks like and meet the people making radio magic behind the scenes. Click here to learn more about the people at Vermont Public Radio.
For announcements and information about the goings-on at VPR, check out our blog.
Community Impact Report
Each year, VPR publishes a report detailing highlights, impacts and appreciations from the previous year. Read our latest report here.
Mission, Strategic Plan And Policies
VPR provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region.
Learn more about our mission, vision, values and policies that guide Vermont Public Radio here:
In 1975, four Vermonters gathered to create a public radio station for Vermont. Learn more about Vermont Public Radio's 40+ years of making radio that matters.
Vermont Public Radio's Colchester studio is our hub. We also have studios in Montpelier, Norwich, Rutland and Brattleboro. VPR also provides a full line of production services for hire. Learn more.
The VPR Community Forum is a volunteer group that provides community input to VPR about programming and public service. Learn more.
Board Of Directors
The boards of Vermont PBS and VPR have unified on July 1, 2021 as part of the merger.
Financial Information And EEO Reports
The Corporation For Public Broadcasting requires publication of a station activity survey. This survey details local content and services provided by the station.
- VPR's CPB Station Activity Survey - FY2019
- VPR's CPB Station Activity Survey - FY2018
- VPR's CPB Station Activity Survey - FY2017
CPB also requires the publication of the station's Annual Financial Report.
If you are looking for VPR's Audited Financial Statements, you can find those reports here.
While listener feedback is always the most important measure of success, it is nice when our programming is recognized with awards and commendations. Here are some of the highlights, with corresponding links to the award-winning work.
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Interested in working at VPR? Check out our Careers page for a list of open positions and internships.
Every day, VPR delivers what you need, when you need it—the trusted news, reporting, and music that keeps you accurately informed and authentically…
Finn Rooney was a boy growing up in northern Vermont. This is a story about Finn and the people in his community who loved him, and who came together after his death to finish something Finn had started. Listen for this special broadcast collaboration between VPR and Rumble Strip.
The advisory body will help shape the future of public media in Vermont.
VPR and the Vermont Folklife Center are collecting your scary stories.
Join VPR's Bob Kinzel for a screening of the NOVA film The Cannabis Question and a discussion to follow with Dr. Mark Levine, James Pepper and Maxine Grad.
Amid a sea of false narratives and confusion, public media stands out. As false information spreads and conspiracy theories go mainstream, member support helps VPR and NPR provide the credible, fact-based journalism essential to our democracy.
Vermont Public Radio has won two national Edward R. Murrow Awards for its journalism in 2020 from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
Vermont Edition will be on hiatus through Labor Day.
It's official: VPR and Vermont PBS are now a unified public media organization. Through this merger, we will be strong enough to reach out to our future audiences, while continuing the programs and services our existing audience depends on.
In September 2020, VPR committed to four specific actions we would take in order to live up to our values of diversity, equity and inclusion. Since then, we’ve discovered how much more we need to learn and how far we still need to go. Here is an update on our progress so far.