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  • Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News, where he is frequently heard as a news analyst and writes regularly for NPR.org.

    He was previously the political editor for USA Today and for...

  • Rose Friedman is an Associate Editor for NPR's Arts, Books & Culture desk. She edits radio pieces on a range of subjects, including

  • Senior Major Gifts Officer
  • As NPR's Southern Bureau Chief, Russell Lewis covers issues and people of the Southeast for NPR — from Florida to Virginia to Texas, including West Virginia, Kentucky and Oklahoma. His work brings context and dimension to issues ranging from...

  • Executive Director of Corporate Marketing

    Ruth has worked in sales and marketing for over 30  years in western Massachusetts. She joined the New England Public Radio development department in July 2001 as the corporate marketing director.

    Before joining NEPR, Ruth was the...

  • News Director

    Sam has overseen local news coverage on New England Public Radio since 2013.

    Before joining NEPR, he held a few positions at WBEZ Chicago – political reporter, newscast editor and newscast producer. Prior to that, he covered local angles...

  • Sam Sanders is a reporter and podcast host at NPR. Most recently, as a key member of NPR's election unit, Sam covered the intersection of culture, pop culture, and politics in the 2016 election, and embedded with the Bernie Sanders campaign for...

  • Sarah McCammon is a reporter covering the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast for NPR's National Desk. During the 2016 election cycle, she was NPR's lead political reporter assigned to the Donald Trump campaign. In that capacity, she was a regular on...

  • Scott Detrow is a Congressional reporter for NPR. He also co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast.

    Detrow joined NPR in 2015 to cover the presidential election. He focused on the Republican side of the 2016 race, spending time on the...

  • Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration, with a special emphasis on economic issues.

    The 2012 campaign is the third presidential contest Horsley has...

  • Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and...

  • Shankar Vedantam is NPR's social science correspondent and the host of the Hidden Brain podcast. The focus of his reporting is on human behavior and the social sciences, and how research in those fields can get listeners to think about...

  • Shereen Marisol Meraji tries to find the humor and humanity in reporting on race for the NPR Code Switch team.

    Her stories center on the real people affected by the issues, not just experts and academics studying them. Those stories...

  • Sonari Glinton is a NPR Business Desk Correspondent based at our NPR West bureau. He covers the auto industry, consumer goods, and consumer behavior, as well as marketing and advertising for NPR and Planet Money.

    In this position, which...

  • International correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin and covers Central Europe for NPR. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

    She...

  • Substitute Classical Music Host

    Stephen has been a substitute classical music host at New England Public Radio since 2016. He has a three decade, multi-faceted career at Cigna Healthcare Insurance . Currently, he is the classical music director at University of Hartford’s...

  • Stephen Thompson is an editor and reviewer for NPR Music, where he writes the advice column The Good Listener, fusses over the...

  • Steve Inskeep is host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First, with Renee Montagne and David Greene.

    Known for probing questions to everyone from presidents to warlords to musicians,...

  • Suraya Mohamed is a three-time Peabody Award-winning producer, sound designer and editor. She currently serves as the project manager for Jazz Night In...

  • Susan Davis is a congressional reporter for NPR. She has covered Congress, elections, and national politics since 2002 for publications including USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, National Journal, and Roll Call....

  • Development Associate

    Susan joined New England Public Radio in 2012. She has a Master’s of Art in history from UMass Amherst and worked as a Museum Program Director at Wistariahurst Museum for seven years. Afterwards, she was an event and auction coordinator for...

  • Nationally renowned broadcast journalist Susan Stamberg is a special correspondent for NPR.

    Stamberg is the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, and has won every major award in broadcasting. She has been inducted into...

  • Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's international desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the...

  • Tamara Keith is a NPR White House Correspondent and co-host of the NPR Politics Podcast. During the 2016 presidential campaign she was assigned to cover Hillary Clinton.

    Prior to moving into her current role in January 2014,...

  • Tanya N. Ballard is a Southern girl, an optimist and a wild dreamer who laughs loudly and often.

    As an editor for NPR.org, Tanya brainstorms and develops web-only features; collaborates...

  • As supervising editor for Arts and Culture at NPR, Ted Robbins plans coverage across NPR shows and online. He thinks "arts and culture" encompasses a lot of human creativity—from traditional museum offerings to popular culture to out-of-the-way...

  • Commentary Editor

    Tema is the editor for New England Public Radio’s Commentary Series, which she’s been involved with since 2010. A contributing reporter, Silk’s also been involved in launching a couple of news...

  • Combine an intelligent interviewer with a roster of guests that, according to the Chicago Tribune, would be prized by any talk-show host, and you're bound to get an interesting conversation. Fresh Air interviews, though, are...

  • Tom Bowman is a NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon.

    In his current role, Bowman has traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan often for month-long visits and embedded with U.S. Marines and soldiers.

    Before coming to NPR in...

  • Tom Gjelten covers issues of religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and social and...

  • Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and NPR.org.

    With a beat covering the entire world of...

  • Tom Huizenga is a music producer, reporter and blogger for NPR Music.

    He is a regular contributor of stories about classical music to NPR's news programs and co-hosts NPR's classical music blog

  • Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, hip-hop and the music of the world since 1983.

    He is the author of the New York Times bestseller 1000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die (Workman Publishing), and a...

  • Jazz à la Mode Host

    Tom has been producing Jazz à la Mode since 1984.  He began working in jazz radio in 1977 at WCUW, a community-licensed radio station in Worcester, Massachusetts. Before his career in radio began, Tom had many formative experiences...

  • Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR News National Desk correspondent based in Boston.

    For the last 25 years, Smith has been covering news around New England and beyond. She's reported extensively on the debate over gay marriage in...

  • Tucker Ives is WNPR's digital producer.

    He is a...

  • As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy. He has supervised and edited much of NPR's work on the financial crisis, the auto industry, energy and the workplace. Berliner has helped to build Planet Money...

  • Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

    Born and raised in western Massachusetts, Vanessa was happy to return to the Valley in 2008 to work for her hometown public radio station.  The best parts of her job include working with the dozens of area nonprofits that the station...

  • Wade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

    Reporting for NPR since 1991, Goodwyn covers a wide range of issues from politics and music to breaking news and crime and punishment. His...

  • Classical Music Host

    Walter Carroll has been presenting classical music on New England Public Radio since 1989.  His first classical music program was presented on WFCI, the campus station at Franklin College of Indiana.  After graduating from Indiana University,...

  • William Dobson is the Senior Supervising Editor of NPR's International Desk. He manages a team of correspondents across the globe committed to delivering powerful stories and authoritative reporting on international politics, economics, and...

  • Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from...

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