Morning Edition

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with four hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.
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Monday - Friday 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

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Host:
Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

Host:
David Greene

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 Ukraine and the Baltics, east to Siberia. During that time he brought listeners stories as wide ranging as Chernobyl 25 years later and Beatles-singing Russian Babushkas. He spent a month in Libya reporting riveting stories in the most difficult of circumstances as NATO bombs fell on Tripoli. He was honored with the 2011 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize from WBUR and Boston University for that coverage of the Arab Spring.

Greene's voice became... Read More...

Host:
Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep is host of Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. He co-hosts the program with Renée Montagne and David Greene.

Traveling from Baghdad to the wreckage of New Orleans, Inskeep has interviewed the survivors of disasters both natural and man-made. He has questioned Presidential candidates, warlords, authors, and musicians. He also interviews people who otherwise would be overlooked: a steelworker, a school board member, the mother of a soldier killed in war.

Inskeep's first full-time assignment for NPR was the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire. He went on to cover the Pentagon, the U.S. Senate, and the 2000... Read More...

Host:
Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with David Greene and Steve Inskeep.

Previously, she was the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into the host position in the fall of 2012, Martin started as National Security Correspondent for NPR in May 2010. In that position she covered both defense and intelligence issues. She traveled regularly to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Secretary of Defense, reporting on the U.S. wars and the effectiveness of the Pentagon's counterinsurgency strategy. Martin also reported extensively on the changing demographic of the U.S. military – from the debate over whether to allow women to fight in combat units... Read More...

From Morning Edition

  • Gas Station Cashier Remembers 1992 Los Angeles Riots
    <p>Carol Park grew up working in a bulletproof cashier's booth at a gas station in Compton, Calif. Now, 25 years after the Los Angeles riots, she reflects on the violence and racism that shaped the city.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=526005520' />
  • Conservatives Debate Where Things Stand After Trump's First 100 Days
    <p>Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the<em> National Review</em> and Chris Buskirk, publisher and editor of the website American Greatness, to measure President Trump's first 100 days in office.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=526005191' />
  • President Of Tajikistan Insists On Long Title
    <p>"The Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon," is how state media will have to introduce the president.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992244' />
  • Pope Francis Arrives In Egypt After Attacks On Christians
    <p>Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on Friday, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic Christian churches this month that killed dozens of people.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992237' />
  • Comparing Trump's North Korea Policy To Past Presidents
    <p>NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to North Korea expert and negotiator Joel Wit about how the current administration's approach to North Korea lines up with previous administrations.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992230' />
  • Rhode Island Sends Out Double Tax Rebates
    <p>The Rhode Island Department of Revenue mistakenly mailed out duplicate tax refund checks. The extra checks went to about 500 people and total more than $360,000. But only one of each can be cashed.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992194' />
  • A Democrat And Advocate On Trump's First 100 Days
    <p>NPR's David Greene talks with Maria Teresa Kumar about President Trump's first 100 days. She's a Democrat and the executive director of Voto Latino, a political advocacy organization for Latinos.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992251' />
  • Survery Says Workers Are Leaving Tech Jobs Because Of Mistreatment
    <p>The tech industry is getting hit hard by turnover among workers who believe they've been treated unfairly. It's most acute among underrepresented workers, including women and minorities.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992223' />
  • The Rev. Cecil Murray, Then And Now On The 1992 LA Riots
    <p>It's been 25 years since the Los Angeles riots. NPR's David Greene talks with the Rev. Cecil Murray, a former pastor at First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992216' />
  • 'A Denuclearized Korean Peninsula' Is The Goal, Tillerson Says
    <p>Steve Inskeep speaks to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the Trump administration's goals and strategy in dealing with North Korea's latest provocations.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=525992209' />

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