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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.


Monday - Friday 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

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Jessica Meszaros
Jessica Meszaros

Jessica Meszaros is a reporter and host of Morning Edition at WUSF Public Media.

She’s been a voice on public radio stations across Florida since 2012 - in Miami, Fort Myers, and now Tampa.

Jessica’s writing, reporting, and hosting has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. and the Society of Professional Journalists.

In June 2018, she was named the recipient of RTDNA’s N.S. Bienstock Fellowship for promising minority journalists in radio.

Jessica graduated from Florida International University in Miami, earning a bachelor’s degree in... Read More...

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...

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...

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

  • Buzzfeed News Reporter Details Story About Trump, Michael Cohen And Lying To Congress
    <p>A new story in Buzzfeed News says President Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress. Anthony Cormier, one of the Buzzfeed News reporters who broke the story, talks to Steve Inskeep.</p><img src='' />
  • African Leaders Want Congo To Delay Its Presidential Inauguration
    <p>The African Union is calling on the Democratic Republic of the Congo to hold off declaring final results of the disputed presidential election. African leaders have "serious doubts" about the results.</p><img src='' />
  • It's Getting Harder For Migrants To Win Asylum Cases, Lawyers Say
    <p>Immigration lawyers say judges are rejecting more claims based on domestic abuse and gang violence. We have the story of one woman who fled Nicaragua with her infant son.</p><img src='' />
  • President Trump Postpones House Speaker Pelosi's Trip To Afghanistan
    <p>Trump appears to be retaliating against Nancy Pelosi for suggesting he delay his State of the Union speech amid the government shutdown, by postponing at the last minute, her trip to Afghanistan.</p><img src='' />
  • Police In Kutztown, Pa., Find Volunteers Willing To Drink To Excess
    <p>The department, looking for training help, posted the Facebook request on Wednesday and was flooded with volunteers. On Thursday, a department comment read, "At this point we have enough volunteers."</p><img src='' />
  • Stuck In A Tree, Fire Department In England Rescues Cat And Owner
    <p>The BBC reports Maria Parry searched for her cat for three days, and found it stuck up a tree. She climbed up the tree to comfort it. And realized she was too terrified to climb down.</p><img src='' />
  • After Months Of Struggle, Sweden Is Poised To Get A New Government
    <p>Four months after an election that was largely dominated by the issue of immigration, Sweden will install a new government. Lawmakers tried to construct a coalition that excludes the far-right party.</p><img src='' />
  • In Britain, There Are Calls For A 2nd Brexit Referendum
    <p>Steve Inskeep talks to former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, who believes it's time for a second Brexit referendum after Prime Minister Theresa May's plan was defeated in parliament.</p><img src='' />
  • How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Weather Forecasts
    <p>The National Weather Service is still putting out weather forecasts, but employees are doing it without pay. And, weather forecasting equipment is not being maintained.</p><img src='' />
  • More Honduran Migrants Make Their Way From Guatemala Toward The U.S.
    <p>The migrants are encountering crowded shelters, strained resources, and residents who are not as generous as they were with a previous caravan that was making its way to the U.S.-Mexico border.</p><img src='' />