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  • 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...

  • LA Johnson is a visual journalist with NPR's Education coverage team, NPR Ed. She joined NPR in 2014 and has a BFA from The Savannah College of Art and Design.

  • 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)
  • Laura Sullivan is a NPR News investigative correspondent whose work has cast a light on some of the country's most disadvantaged people.

    Sullivan is one of NPR's most decorated journalists, with three Peabody Awards and two Alfred I....

  • 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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  • Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics...

  • Production Assistant & Website

    Smooth Jazz/Cool Vocal artists are played such as Lalah Hathaway, Michael Phillips, Robert Glasper and Will Downing, Brand New Heavies; live interviews, poetry, weather and traffic updates

    Poetry Corner

  • Maria Godoy is a senior editor with NPR's Science Desk and the host of NPR's food blog, The Salt. Maria covers the food beat with a wide lens, investigating everything from the health effects of caffeine to how our diets define our...

  • Marilyn Geewax is a senior editor, assigning and editing business radio stories. She also serves as the national economics correspondent for the NPR web site, and regularly discusses economic issues on NPR's mid-day show Here & Now...

  • Marisa Peñaloza is a senior producer on NPR's National Desk. Peñaloza's productions are among the signature pieces heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition....

  • Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy, as well as news from the Pacific Northwest.

    In addition to general assignment reporting in the U.S., Kaste has contributed to NPR News...

  • Mary Louise Kelly is national security correspondent for NPR News.

    Her reporting tracks the CIA and other spy agencies, terrorism, wars, and rising nuclear powers. As part of the national security team, she has traveled extensively to...

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