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  • David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

    In this role, he covers news in Chicago and around the Midwest. Additionally he reports on a broad range of important social, cultural, political, and business issues in the...

  • David Sommerstein, a contributor from North Country Public Radio (NCPR), has covered the St. Lawrence Valley, Thousand Islands, Watertown, Fort Drum and Tug Hill regions since 2000. Sommerstein has reported extensively on agriculture in New...

  • David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

    Having previously covered Congress over a 13-year period starting in 2001, Welna reported extensively on matters related to national security. He covered the debates on Capitol Hill...

  • After a stint on Capitol Hill, NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott is back covering her native South.

    From a giant sinkhole swallowing up a bayou community in Louisiana to new state restrictions on abortion providers, Elliott keeps...

  • Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

    Amos travels extensively across the Middle East...

  • Didi Schanche is deputy senior supervising editor on NPR's award-winning International Desk. She also is NPR's Africa and Latin America editor.

    A journalist since 1981, Schanche landed her first reporting job as freelance correspondent...

  • As part of NPR's national security team, Dina Temple-Raston reports about counterterrorism at home and abroad for NPR News. Her reporting can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines. She joined NPR in March 2007.

    Recently, she was chosen for a...

  • Domenico Montanaro is NPR's lead editor for politics and digital audience. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs political coverage across the network's broadcast and digital platforms.

    Before joining NPR in 2015, Montanaro served as...

  • Although Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., he spends much of his time traveling throughout the United States covering campaigns, elections, and the political climate throughout the country. His...

  • Doualy Xaykaothao covers breaking news from Asia for NPR News. She's based in Bangkok, Thailand, and her reports can be heard across all NPR News programs.

    Xaykaothao joined NPR in 1999 as a production assistant for Morning Edition <...

  • Dustin Dwyer is a reporter for a new project at Michigan Radio that will look at improving economic opportunities for low-income children. Previously, he worked as an online journalist for Changing Gears, as a freelance reporter and as Michigan...

  • Ed Ward is the rock-and-roll historian on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

    A co-author of Rock of Ages: The Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll, Ward has also contributed to The New York Times, The...

  • Edith Chapin is the acting Executive Editor of NPR News. In this role, which she assumed in 2015, Chapin oversees all desks and reporters, and helps set the agenda for the entire News division.

    Previously, Chapin was the senior...

  • Edward Schumacher-Matos is the ombudsman for NPR. His column can be found on NPR.org here.

    Having spent more than three decades as a reporter and editor in the United...

  • Elana Gordon covers the health beat at KCUR. She was previously a production assistant for KCURâ

  • Eleanor Beardsley began reporting from France for NPR in June 2004, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture and gastronomy.

    Beardsley has covered both 2007 and 2012 French presidential elections as well as...

  • Elise Hu is an award-winning correspondent assigned to NPR's newest international bureau, in Seoul, South Korea. She's responsible for covering geopolitics, business and life in both Koreas and Japan. She previously covered the intersection of...

  • Elissa Nadworny is a digital journalist on the NPR Ed Team. She writes for the blog, shoots photos and videos and works with the team on their digital strategy.

    Prior to coming to NPR, Nadworny worked at Bloomberg News, reporting on the...

  • Elizabeth Blair is a Senior Producer/Reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.

    On a daily basis, she produces, edits and reports arts and cultural segments that air on NPR News magazines including Morning Edition and All Things...

  • Elizabeth first came to WRKF as a host and board operator in 2002. Since then she has worked extensively in radio in Baton Rouge before heading south of the border to Mexico for two and a...

  • Elizabeth Jensen was appointed to a three-year term as NPR's Ombudsman/Public Editor in January 2015. In this role, she serves as the public's representative to NPR, responsible for bringing transparency to matters of journalism and journalism...

  • Elizabeth Shogren is an NPR News Science Desk correspondent focused on covering environment and energy issues and news.

    Since she came to NPR in 2005, Shogren's reporting has covered everything from the damage caused by the BP oil spill...

  • Ella Taylor is a freelance film critic, book reviewer and feature writer living in Los Angeles.

    Born in Israel and raised in London, Taylor taught media studies at the University of Washington in Seattle; her book Prime Time Families...

  • International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.

    Over her career, Harris has served...

  • Emily Siner is an enterprise reporter at WPLN. She has worked at the Los Angeles Times and NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...

  • Eric Deggans is NPR's first full-time TV critic.

    Deggans came to NPR in 2013 from the Tampa Bay Times, where he served a TV/Media Critic and in other roles for nearly 20 years. A journalist for more than 20 years, he is also the...

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