Bob Davis

Executive Director

Bob Davis is executive director of High Plains Public Radio. He joined the public radio network in June 2018. He is former publisher/editor for The Anniston (Ala.) Star, an award-winning community newspaper. From 1992 until 2003, he was an editor at the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram.

Davis is a two-time winner of the Carmage Walls prize for commentary, a past president of the Association of Opinion Journalists (formerly known as the National Conference of Editorial Writers) and has served on various boards of directors including the Alabama Press Association, the Alabama Department of Archives and History Advisory Board, the Northeast Alabama Bicycle Club and the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize judge, a class of 2005 member of Leadership Alabama and has toured Germany three times as a fellow in the Atlantik Brücke program.

He is a self-described news junkie who has been an avid fan of public radio for more than 35 years. A native of Aliceville, Ala., Davis and his wife Lisa have two children. He enjoys cycling and watching college football in his spare time.

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TUNED IN: Notes from Bob Davis, executive director of High Plains Public Radio

HPPR Connect, High Plains Public Radio's news and information service, will broadcast this Sunday's hour-long debate between U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R‐Houston, and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D‐El Paso.