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  • Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories...

  • Joel Rose is a National Desk Correspondent based at NPR's New York bureau.

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

  • 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.

  • Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.

    In this role, Shapiro takes on long-term reporting projects and covers breaking news stories for NPR's news shows.

    Shapiro's major investigative stories include his...

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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...

  • Julia joined KUER in 2016 after a year reporting at the NPR member station in Reno, Nev. During her stint, she covered battleground politics, school overcrowding, and any story that would take her to the crystal blue shores of Lake Tahoe. Her...

  • 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...

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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.

  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • Leila Fadel is NPR's international correspondent based in Cairo.

    Before joining NPR, she covered the Middle East for The Washington Post. In her role as Cairo Bureau Chief she reported on a wave of revolts and their aftermaths...

  • Lloyd Schwartz is the classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

    In addition to his role on Fresh Air, Schwartz is the Senior Editor of Classical Music for the web-journal New York Arts and...

  • 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...

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