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  • Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.

    In this role, he reports on a range of health issues across the world. He's covered mass circumcision drives in Kenya, abortion in El Salvador,...

  • Jeff Brady is a NPR National Desk Correspondent based in Philadelphia. He covers the mid-Atlantic region and the energy industry.

    In this role, Brady reports on the business of energy, from concerns over hydraulic fracturing in Western...

  • Jeff Lunden is a freelance arts reporter and producer whose stories have been heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on other public radio programs.

    Lunden...

  • Jennifer Ludden is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. She covers a range of stories on family life and social issues.

    In recent years, Ludden has reported on the changing economics of marriage, the changing role of dads, the impact...

  • With roots in Latin America, Jessica Diaz-Hurtado's work focuses on immigration, race, conflict and culture. She received her B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was awarded the First Wave Hip...

  • Jessica Taylor is the lead digital political reporter for NPR. Based in Washington, D.C., she covers the 2016 elections and national politics for NPR digital.

    Before joining NPR in May 2015, Taylor was the campaign editor for The...

  • Joe Neel is NPR's deputy senior supervising editor and a correspondent on the Science Desk.

    As a leader of NPR's award-winning health and science team, Neel directs coverage of breaking news in health and science, ranging from disease...

  • Joel Rose covers the northeast for the National Desk out of NPR's New York bureau.

    Rose's reporting often focuses on criminal justice, technology and culture. He's interviewed grieving parents after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary...

  • As NPR's Southwest correspondent based in Austin, Texas, John Burnett covers immigration, border affairs, Texas news, and features, and does investigative reporting. Though he is assigned to the National Desk, his beat has sometimes stretched...

  • John Ydstie has covered the economy, Wall Street and the federal budget for NPR for two decades. In recent years NPR has broadened his responsibilities, making use of his reporting and interviewing skills to cover major stories like the...

  • Jon Hamilton is a correspondent for NPR's Science Desk. Currently he focuses on neuroscience, health risks, and extreme weather.

    Following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hamilton was part of NPR's team of science reporters and...

  • Joni Deutsch is an assistant producer and guest host of NPR's Mountain Stage, as well as host of West Virginia Public Broadcasting's A Change of Tune.

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    Smooth Jazz/Cool Vocal artists are played such as Nick Colionne, Rick Braun, Al Jarreau and Phil Perry; live interviews with weather and traffic updates

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    Host of Talkin' the Blues Weekend and the Afternoon edition of Chariots to Glory

    Southern Soul artists are played such as Bobby Rush, Mel Waiters, Johnny Taylor and Lattimore

    Traditional and Contemporary Gospel artists are played...

  • Julie McCarthy has traveled the world as an international correspondent for NPR, heading NPR's Tokyo bureau, reporting from Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and covering the news and issues of South America. McCarthy is currently NPR's...

  • Julie Rovner is a health policy correspondent for NPR specializing in the politics of health care.

    Reporting on all aspects of health policy and politics, Rovner covers the White House, Capitol Hill, the Department of Health and Human...

  • Karen Grigsby Bates is the Los Angeles-based correspondent for NPR News. Bates contributed commentaries to All Things Considered for about 10 years before she joined NPR in 2002 as the first correspondent and alternate host for The...

  • Kat Chow is a founding member of NPR's Code Switch, an award-winning team that covers the complicated stories of race, ethnicity, and culture. She helps make new episodes for the ...

  • Kelly McEvers is co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine. She hosts the program from NPR West in Culver City, California, with co-hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, and Ari Shapiro in NPR's...

  • Ken Tucker reviews rock, country, hip-hop and pop music for Fresh Air. He is a cultural critic who has been the editor-at-large at Entertainment Weekly, and a film critic...

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    Host of the Classics II

    Classic Soul and R&B artists from the 1970’s-1990’s are played such as Parliament, Heatwave, Cameo and The Barkays.

  • Kevin Whitehead is the jazz critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

    Whitehead's articles on jazz and improvised music have appeared in such publications as Point of Departure, the Chicago Sun-Times,

  • Kirk is a reporter for the NPR member station in Boston, WGBH, where he covers higher education, taking the time to capture the...

  • A reporter on NPR's national desk since 2012, Kirk Siegler covers the urban-rural divide in America.

    A beat exploring the intersection between urban and rural life, culture, and politics, Siegler has recently brought listeners and...

  • Traffic & Continuity Director (Underwriting & Website)
  • Laura Sydell fell in love with the intimate storytelling qualities of radio, which combined her passion for theatre and writing with her addiction to news. Over her career she has covered politics, arts, media, religion, and entrepreneurship....

  • Leah Donnella is a news assistant on NPR's Code Switch team, where she primarily blogs and assists with the Code Switch podcast production.

    Donnella originally came to NPR in September 2015 as an...

  • Linda Holmes writes and edits NPR's entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See. She has several elaborate theories involving pop culture and monkeys, all of which are available on request. <...

  • Lucian Kim is NPR's international correspondent based in Moscow. He has been reporting on Europe and the former Soviet Union for the past two decades.

    Before joining NPR in 2016, Kim was based in Berlin, where he was a regular...

  • Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the host of Weekend Edition Sunday. She is infamous in the IT department of NPR for losing laptops to bullets, hurricanes, and bomb blasts.

    Before joining the Sunday morning team, she served an NPR...

  • Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent and a frequent guest host often heard on Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.

    In her role on the Arts desk, Neary reports on an industry in transition as publishing moves...

  • Madeline Sofia is an assistant producer on NPR's Science Desk, and specifically for Joe's Big Idea. The goal of Joe's Big Idea is to tell scientific stories that explore the minds...

  • Malaka Gharib is deputy editor and digital strategist of Goats and Soda, NPR's global health and development blog. She reports on topics such as the humanitarian aid sector, gender equality, and innovation in the developing world.

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