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  • David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning. He has also written film criticism for the Village Voice, The...

  • Geraldo Rivera of Fox News has described NPR's David Folkenflik as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, once gave him a "laurel" for...

  • David Greene is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.

    For two years prior to taking on his current role in 2012, Greene was an NPR foreign correspondent based in Moscow covering the region from...

  • David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the...

  • 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...

  • Regional Reporter
  • Washington, D.C., correspondent for KPLU online. You can email Jake Ellison, Online Managing Editor, at jellison@kplu.org for information.

  • Midday Jazz Host

    Dick Stein has been with KPLU since January, 1992. His duties include hosting the morning jazz show and co-hosting and producing the Food for Thought feature with the Seattle Times’ Nancy Leson. He was writer and director of the three Jimmy...

  • Didi Schanche is the acting Senior Supervising Editor of the NPR News International Desk. Her team of correspondents, based around the world, is on the scene for breaking news and specializes in coverage of issues of international policy and...

  • Dina Temple-Raston is NPR's counter-terrorism correspondent and has been reporting from all over the world for the network's news magazines since 2007.

    She recently completed a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University where she studied...

  • 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...

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  • 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 <...

  • Inland Northwest Correspondent

    KPLU's and N3's Coeur d'Alene-based reporter, has been covering North Idaho and Eastern Washington for us since July, 2008. Before that, he worked in commercial radio, weekly newspapers, and served as Spokane Public Radio's news director for...

  • 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...

  • All Things Considered Host

    Ed Ronco came to KPLU in October 2013 as producer and reporter for KPLU’s Morning Edition. Ed started in public radio in 2009 at KCAW in Sitka, Alaska, where he covered everything from city government, to education, crime, science, the arts and...

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  • 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...

  • Elaine Korry is an NPR contributor based in San Francisco. From August 2004-June 2007 she worked as an NPR senior reporter covering social policy for NPR, with a focus on education, and on the lives of the nation's most vulnerable citizens —...

  • 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 as a freelance journalist, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture, and gastronomy. Since then, she has steadily worked her way to becoming an...

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