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  • 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...

  • Taylor is VPR's digital reporter. After growing up in Vermont, he graduated with at BA in Journalism from Northeastern University in 2013.

  • 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...

  • Terry Sheridan is an award-winning radio journalist. As part of his duties as Long Island Bureau chief for WSHU, he oversees and mentors a newsroom staffed by students of the Stony Brook School of Journalism, where he is also a lecturer and...

  • 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 Cole is an editor on NPR's Arts Desk. He develops, edits, produces, and reports on stories about art, culture, and music for NPR's news magazines Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered. Cole...

  • Tom Dreisbach is a producer and editor for NPR's Embedded. His work has examined how opioids helped cause an HIV outbreak in Indiana, the origins of a shootout between rival motorcycle...

  • 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...

  • 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 an NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

    Reporting for NPR since 1991, Goodwyn has covered a wide range of issues, including politics, economics, Texas's vibrant music industry,...

  • 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...

  • Ximena started as RIPR's Morning Edition producer in January of 2017.  She researches, reports and produces stories you here every morning!

  • 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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