Michael Hibblen, the information director for KUAR, 89.1 FM, the Little Rock affiliate of NPR, is leaving the station to work for Arkansas PBS, he introduced right this moment on Twitter. A very long time, distinctive voice on KUAR, Hibblen has been a frequent visitor through the years on “Arkansas Week,” Arkansas PBS’ long-running public affairs present.
I gained’t change my profile picture simply but, however after 34 years in radio, the final 13 at @kuarpublicradio, right this moment I submitted my resignation letter. On Jan. 3, I’ll start at @ArkansasPBS as Senior Producer/ Director of Public Affairs. Trying ahead to new adventures! pic.twitter.com/xX89UMJZXq
— Michael Hibblen (@hibblen) November 22, 2022
That is the second distinguished departure on the station this 12 months. General manager Nathan Vandiver left in July after his spouse acquired a brand new job in Portland, Oregon.