Joe Barr

JOE BARR, DIRECTOR OF NEWS, CAPITAL PUBLIC RADIO/NPR —

“David Watts Barton has served as substitute host since 2008 and was interim host for our daily talk show ‘Insight’ from December 2011 to March 2012 as we searched for a full time host. David was a pleasure to work with and a significant asset to Capital Public Radio. David is a professional journalist with high-level news judgment and instincts honed by experience. He’s also a flexible thinker who’s well connected in the community. During his time with Insight, David worked well with the Insight staff and became a true member of the team. He contributed to numerous show segments, from inception to air. Many of his segment ideas emerged from his interactions and connections in the community. David is also very savvy with digital and social media, a key asset in just about any workplace these days.”