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  • Art Silverman has been with NPR since 1978. He came to NPR after working for six years at a daily newspaper in Claremont, New Hampshire.

    He is producer of the weekly "All Tech Considered" feature on the program.

  • Ashley Lopez joined KUT in January 2016. She covers politics and health care, and is part of the NPR-Kaiser Health News reporting collaborative. Previously she worked as a reporter at public radio stations in Louisville, Ky.; Miami and Fort...

  • Ashley Westerman is an associate producer who occasionally directs the show. Since joining the staff in June 2015, she has produced a variety of stories including a

  • Asma Khalid is a political reporter. She travels the country focusing on voters through the lens of demographics and economics.

    Before joining NPR's political team, Asma helped launch a new team for Boston's NPR station WBUR where she...

  • Audie Cornish is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.

    Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into that host position in the fall of 2011,...

  • Since January 2004, Austin Jenkins has been the Olympia-based political reporter for the Northwest News Network. In that position, Austin covers Northwest politics and public policy as well as the Washington State legislature. You can also see...

  • Host, Latin Jazz Cruise

    New York native, Awilda Rivera began her broadcasting career at WBGO in 1993. Spending the next 6 years subbing in various day parts and also hosting weekend shows of her own...Sunday Morning Harmony, Latin Jazz Cruise and Weekend Jazz After...

  • Ayesha Rascoe is a White House reporter for NPR.

    Prior to joining NPR, she covered the White House for Reuters, chronicling President Barack Obama's final year in office and the beginning days of the Trump administration. Rascoe began...

  • Barbara J. King is a contributor to the NPR blog 13.7: Cosmos & Culture. She is a Chancellor Professor of Anthropology at the College of...

  • Barbara Sprunt is a producer on NPR's Washington desk, where she helps produce the NPR Politics Podcast. Previously, she was an executive assistant to the Senior Vice President for News. She also interned at NPR's Weekend All...

  • Barry Gordemer is an award-winning writer and producer and director for NPR's Morning Edition. He's helped produce and direct NPR coverage of two Persian Gulf wars, five presidential elections, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and...

  • Becky Harlan is a video producer at NPR. In this role, she makes videos for things like "Maddie About Science"; explainers covering everything from the impact of green roofs in New York...

  • Ben Philpott covers politics and policy for KUT 90.5 FM. He has been covering state politics and dozens of other topics for the station since 2002. He's been recognized for outstanding radio journalism by the Radio and Television News Directors...

  • Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for KUNC and Rocky Mountain Community Radio since 2006. Originally, from Minnesota, Bente likes to hike and ski in her spare time. She keeps track of state...

  • Bill Chappell is a writer and producer on the Newsdesk, in the heart of NPR's newsroom in Washington, D.C.

    Chappell's work at NPR has ranged from being the site's first full-time...

  • Host, Friday Afternoon Jazz

    After three decades as a sportscaster in New York, Bill Daughtry added jazz to his resume when he joined WBGO as a announcer/show host in August of 2008.  He became the host of BGO’s Saturday “Late Night Jazz” program in December...

  • Bill Zeeble has been a full-time reporter at KERA since 1992, covering everything from medicine to the Mavericks and education to environmental issues. Heâââ

  • In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR's doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary...

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  • Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career, "hired to write for every small paper in Washington, D.C., just as it was about to fold," saw that jink broken in 1984, when he came to NPR.

    For more...

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