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  • Doualy Xaykaothao covers breaking news from Asia for NPR News. She's based in Bangkok, Thailand, and her reports can be heard across all NPR News programs.

    Xaykaothao joined NPR in 1999 as a production assistant for Morning Edition <...

  • Announcer

    Host of Return to the Source and A Different Perspective

    Traditional Jazz artists are played such as Wynton Marsalis, Joey DeFrancesco, Sarah Vaughn and Nancy Wilson; live interviews. and weather updates

  • Eleanor Beardsley began reporting from France for NPR in June 2004 as a freelance journalist, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture, and gastronomy. Since then, she has steadily worked her way to becoming an...

  • Elise Hu is an award-winning correspondent assigned to NPR's newest international bureau, in Seoul, South Korea. She's responsible for covering geopolitics, business and life in both Koreas and Japan. She previously covered the intersection of...

  • Elissa Nadworny reports and edits for the NPR Ed Team. She's led the team's multiplatform strategy – incorporating radio, print, comics, and multimedia into the coverage of education. In 2017, she was part of the NPR Ed team that won a Murrow...

  • Director, Electronic Media Communications

    Elvin joined WJAB as the Director of Electronic Media Communications in November 2016, after spending the previous 13 years as General Manager of WSNC-FM, the public radio station licensed to Winston-Salem State University, in North Carolina.  ...

  • Eric Deggans is NPR's first full-time TV critic.

    Deggans came to NPR in 2013 from the Tampa Bay Times, where he served a TV/Media Critic and in other roles for nearly 20 years. A journalist for more than 20 years, he is also the...

  • Eric Westervelt is an NPR correspondent covering criminal justice issues.

    After nearly a decade as an award-winning Foreign Correspondent with NPR's international desk, Westervelt returned to NPR in 2013 from a John S Knight Journalism...

  • Program Director - WJAB 90.9

    Erica “Fox” Washington hails from Davis, California. She is currently the Program Director for WJAB 90.9 and the Host of “In the Spirit” “Latin Jazz House” and “Community News from the Hill.”  Ms. Washington began her radio career in 1981 while...

  • Student Announcer

    Host of Mellow Madness (Sunday - Monday)

    Smooth Jazz/Cool Vocal artists are played such as Nicolas Cole , Between 9&7, JT Project and Phil Perry.

     

  • Felix Contreras is co-host of Alt.Latino, NPR's web-based program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture. It features music as well as interviews with many of the most well-known Latino...

  • Frank Langfitt is NPR's London correspondent. He covers the UK and Ireland, as well as stories elsewhere in Europe. Previously, Langfitt spent five years as an NPR correspondent covering China. Based in Shanghai, he drove a free taxi around the...

  • Gene Demby is the lead blogger for NPR's Code Switch team.

    Before coming to NPR, he served as the managing editor for Huffington Post's BlackVoices following its launch. He later covered politics.

    Prior to that role he spent six...

  • Geoff Bennett is a White House reporter for NPR. He previously covered Capitol Hill and national politics for NY1 News in New York City and more than a dozen other Time Warner-owned cable news stations across the country. Prior to that role, he...

  • Science editor Geoff Brumfiel oversees coverage of everything from butterflies to black holes across NPR News programs and on NPR.org.

    Prior to becoming the editor for fundamental research news in April of 2016, Brumfiel worked for three...

  • Geoff Nunberg is the linguist contributor on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

    He teaches at the School of Information at the University of California at Berkeley and is...

  • As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and human interest features. He moved into this...

  • Greg Myre is a national security correspondent with a focus on counter-terrorism, a topic he has covered in the U.S., the Middle East and in many other countries around the world for more than two decades.

    He was previously the...

  • Gregory Warner is the host of NPR's Rough Translation, an international podcast that explores the universal experience of trying to navigate a different culture—or set...

  • Gwen Thompkins is an NPR foreign correspondent covering East Africa.

    Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Thompkins reports on the countries, people and happenings from the Horn to the heart of Africa.

    Since arriving in Africa in 2006, ...

  • Hansi Lo Wang is a national correspondent based at NPR's New York bureau. He covers the changing demographics of the U.S. and breaking news in the Northeast for NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition...

  • Announcer

    Morning Host of Chariots to Glory

    Traditional and Contemporary Gospel artists are played such as The Williams Brothers, Darryl Coley, Shirley Caesar, Kurt Carr

  • Announcer

    Host of Blues Classics

    Classic Blues artists and songs are played such as Koko Taylor, B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland and Memphis Slim.

     

  • Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.

    Since 2010, Berkes has focused mostly on investigative projects, beginning with the Upper Big...

  • Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America in all its variety. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating...

  • Jackie Northam is Foreign Affairs correspondent for NPR news. The veteran journalist has more than two decades of experience covering the world's hot spots and reporting on a broad tapestry of international and foreign policy issues.

  • Jacob Goldstein is an NPR correspondent and co-host of the Planet Money podcast.

    Jacob's interest in technology and the changing nature of work has led him to stories on UPS, the Luddites, and the history of light. His aversion...

  • Music Director

    Host of Midday Jazz

    Smooth Jazz/Cool Vocal artists are played such as Kim Waters, Marc Antoine, Brian Simpson and David Sanborn; live interviews and weather updates

  • Doubek started at NPR as a part-time production assistant in 2015 before joining full time as an associate producer in 2017. He previously was an intern at NPR's Washington Desk in the summer of 2015.

  • Jane Arraf covers Egypt, Iraq, and other parts of the Middle East for NPR News. She is based in NPR's bureau in Cairo, Egypt.

    Arraf joined NPR in 2017 after two decades of reporting from and about the region for CNN, NBC, the Christian...

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