William Buzenberg

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William "Bill" Buzenberg
Occupation Journalist
Genres News, Non-profit journalism
Subjects Investigative Reporting, Journalism


William "Bill" Buzenberg is a journalist and news executive who currently serves as the executive director of the Center for Public Integrity.[1]


Buzenberg is a graduate of Kansas State University.[2] He is a former Peace Corps volunteer, and he has been awarded fellowships at the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.[2]


Buzenberg worked for National Public Radio from 1978 to 1997, serving as a foreign affairs correspondent and London bureau chief before becoming vice president of news. At NPR, Buzenberg presided over the network's major expansion of breaking news coverage. He was also responsible for helping to launch Talk of the Nation as well as a network core schedule of midday news/talk programming that was broadly adopted by NPR affiliates across the country. From 1998 through 2006, Buzenberg was senior vice president of news at American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio. Buzenberg became executive director of the Center for Public Integrity in January 2007.[3] Buzenberg was co-editor of the memoirs of the late CBS News president Richard Salant.[2] Buzenberg serves on the board of directors of Investigative News Network.[4]


  1. ^ "Arena Profile: Bill Buzenberg". Politico. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bill Buzenberg". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Bill Buzenberg". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Bill Buzenberg". Investigative News Network. Retrieved 2012-06-14.