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  • 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.

  • 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 Greenhalgh is a senior producer on NPR's Science Desk.

    She produces the weekly "Your Health" segment on NPR's Morning Edition and on NPR's health blog "Shots." Greenhalgh also produces stories on science, health, and global...

  • 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...

  • Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.

    Silberner has been with NPR since 1992. Prior to that she spent five years...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Announcer

    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

  • Announcer

    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...

  • Announcer

    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...

  • Lakshmi Singh is midday newscaster for NPR. She joined NPR's award-winning Newscast Unit in 2000.

    Singh's experience extends beyond the studio booth to domestic and international field reporting. From comprehensive coverage of the...

  • Traffic & Continuity Director (Underwriting & Website)

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