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  • Barry Gordemer is an award-winning writer and producer and director for NPR's Morning Edition. He's helped produce and direct NPR coverage of two Persian Gulf wars, five presidential elections, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and...

  • Ben Allen was the Morning Edition host at KOSU, from March 2012 to October 2013.

    While at KOSU, he garnered a number of awards for his reporting,...

  • Ben Bradford is a city kid, who came to Charlotte from San Francisco by way of New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Prior to his career in journalism, Ben spent time as an actor, stuntman, viral marketer, and press secretary for a...

  • Ben Philpott covers politics and policy for KUT 90.5 FM. He has been covering state politics and dozens of other topics for the station since 2002. He's been recognized for outstanding radio journalism by the Radio and Television News Directors...

  • Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for Rocky Mountain Community Radio stations, including KVNF, since 2006. She keeps track of state politics throughout the year but is especially busy during the annual legislative...

  • Bill Chappell is a writer and producer who currently works on The Two Way, NPR's flagship news portal. In the past, he has edited and coordinated digital features...

  • Bill McQuay is an audio producer with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For fifteen years McQuay was an NPR sound engineer and technical director for NPR programs including Morning Edition, Weekend Saturday and Sunday,

  • In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR's doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary...

  • Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career, "hired to write for every small paper in Washington, D.C., just as it was about to fold," saw that jink broken in 1984, when he came to NPR.

    For more...

  • NPR commentator Bonny Wolf grew up in Minnesota and has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in New Jersey and Texas. She taught journalism at Texas A&M University where she encouraged her student, Lyle Lovett, to give up music and...

  • Along with hosting All Things Considered each afternoon, Brady co-hosts NHPR’s presence on Twitter and

  • A curious Columbia, Mo. native, Bram Sable-Smith has documented mbira musicians in Zimbabwe, mining protests in Chile, and the St. Louis airport's tumultuous relationship with the Chinese cargo business. His reporting from Ferguson, Mo. was...

  • Brett Pejsa, “Guitarist at Large”, is a barefoot finger-picking musical community of one. He has surrendered himself to“Brett-ify” every song he touches: Uncle Jerry and the Grateful Dead mixed with Rocky Mountain Jeep Cowboy and a splash of...

  • NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

    In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

    With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has...

  • Bruce Auster is NPR's National Security Editor. He's headed the unit since it was established in 2008. Auster directs NPR's coverage of international security issues from Washington – including stories involving the U.S. military, the National...

  • A recent returnee to Mancos and Montezuma County and on to my third stints as a DJ.  I enjoy putting together what I hope are interesting blends of music from a wide range of genres and periods with a few twists and turns.  Something the...

  • Caitlin loves Celtic music of all shapes and sizes, visits Ireland every chance she gets, reads Irish + Scottish Folklore, history, poetry, and comes from a long line of Wild Irish and Highland men and women.

  • Caitlin Dickerson is a reporter with NPR's Investigations Team. She contributed reporting to NPR's coverage of the 2014 Ebola outbreak, with stories about the ethics of deploying an experimental vaccine to contain the disease in West Africa,...

  • After several hard years in the circus, Cannonball dedicated his life to the pursuit of musical variety and discovery of the best in new music. His path has led him through jazz, soul, funk, R&B, rock, folk, reggae, and electronica, and his...

  • Carline Watson is the executive producer of NPR's Identity and Culture Unit.

    Previously, she served as executive producer of NPR's Tell Me More and before that she was supervising senior producer for NPR's news talk...

  • Carrie Johnson is a Justice Correspondent for the Washington Desk.

    She covers a wide variety of stories about justice issues, law enforcement and legal affairs for NPR's flagship programs Morning Edition and All Things...

  • Carrie Kahn is NPR's international correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. She covers Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered,

  • Casey Miner is an audio producer and senior editor for KALW’s award-winning news, arts, and culture program Crosscurrents. She’s contributed work to NPR, Marketplace, Mother Jones, The Takeaway,

  • Catherine Welch is news director at Rhode Island Public Radio. Before her move to Rhode Island in 2010, Catherine was news director at WHQR in Wilmington, NC. She was also news director at KBIA in Columbia, MO where she was a faculty member at...

  • Chandrika had been a great fan of public radio since 1985, when she began cohosting a show on healthcare on KXCI in Tucson Arizona. In addition to Journey to the East she also cohosts a morning news show on the Zine, called "Pandora's Box ", a...

  • Charles is a radio reporter, story teller, Excel ninja, database grasshopper, and loves to FOIL records. He's worked for NPR, Deutche Welle, Radio Netherlands, Soundprint, Penthouse, the Religion News Service, and the Catholic World Report.  He...

  • Charles Mahtesian is Politics Editor for Digital News.

    Prior to coming to NPR, Mahtesian spent five years as Politico's national politics editor, where he directed its political and campaign coverage and authored a blog on the...

  • Charles Michael Ray grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota on the banks of Boxelder Creek downstream from the town of Nemo.

    He began working for SDPB Radio as a reporter in 1992 at the age of 19. He worked his way through college at...

  • Charlotte Albright moved to Vermont from Maine in 2006, after more than a decade of reporting and producing for Maine Public Broadcasting Network. She has also contributed  many  stories to NPR. Her first project for Vermont Public Radio was a...

  •  Cheri is a broadcast producer, anchor, reporter, announcer and talk show host with over 25 years of experience. For three years, she was the local host of Morning Edition on WMUB-FM at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Cheri produced and...

  • Cheryl Corley is an NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk and is based in Chicago. She travels throughout the Midwest covering issues and events throughout the region's 12 states.

    In recent years, Corley has reported on the...

  • NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. He joined NPR in 1996, and was based...

  • Chris Lehman graduated from Temple University with a journalism degree in 1997. He landed his first job less than a month later, producing arts stories for Red River Public Radio in Shreveport, Louisiana. Three years later he headed north to...

  • Christopher Joyce is a correspondent on the science desk at NPR. His stories can be heard on all of NPR's news programs, including NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.

    Joyce seeks...

  • Chuck Holmes is Deputy Managing Editor for NPR News. He works closely with NPR's Arts, Business, International, National, Science and Washington Desks to coordinate and facilitate daily news coverage and long-term planning for NPR News.

  • Chuck Quirmbach is a Milwaukee-based reporter who covers developments and issues in Southeastern Wisconsin that are of statewide interest. He has numerous years of experience covering state government, elections, the environment, energy, racial...

  • Former elementary and middle school teacher Claudio Sanchez is an Education Correspondent for NPR. He focuses on the "three p's" of education reform: politics, policy and pedagogy. Sanchez's reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning...

  • Clay Masters is a reporter for Iowa Public Radio and formerly for Harvest Public Media. His stories have appeared on NPR

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