StationConnect: How can I manage my station's information as it displays on NPR platforms?

The Content section in StationConnect is the place where you manage your station's audio for NPR One, the NPR News App and

Settings Tab

The settings tab allows you to manage the following audio:
  1. Primary Stream
  2. Newscast
  3. Audio Branding

Stories Tab

The stories tab allows you to see all of your stories selected to go to NPR One and their story ID, date modified and expiration dates. Learn how to upload your local stories to NPR One

Primary Stream

Found under the Content section, you can designate your primary stream for your station to be featured in the NPR News App and on the site when localized to your station. Select from the drop-down menu next to Primary Stream. 

Newscast URL

Place your newscast URL in the Newscast URL field to allow our script to pick up your local newscast to be ingested in the NPR One app and on

Newscast Expiration

Set your newscast expiration for NPR One and to 2 hours, 4 hours or 6 hours. 

Station Hello

Upload your custom Station Hello to introduce your station when people launch the NPR One app. Upload more than one and select which Hellos to have in rotation by selecting "On" or "Off".


Upload up to 10 custom messages to introduce new programs, event promotion, or provide a local connection to your specific station. Select which messages to have in rotation by selecting "On" or "Off".

Donation Ask

Upload your own custom Donation Ask to be featured in NPR One. Upload more than one and select which asks to have in rotation by selecting "On" or "Off".

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