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  • News & Public Affairs Director

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jessica Diaz Hurtado is a Kroc Fellow at NPR. With roots in Latin America, her 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...

  • 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...

  • Jim McLean is an editor and reporter for KCUR 89.3. He is the managing director of KCUR's Kansas News Service, a collaboration between KCUR and...

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