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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.


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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

  • Brazil Celebrates Gay Pride And Favorable Supreme Court Ruling
    <p>Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians turned out in Sao Paulo to mark gay pride with a huge parade, after the president criticized a Supreme Court ruling making homophobia a criminal act.</p><img src='' />
  • Trump Authorized Cyberattacks On Iran After Drone Attack, Reports Say
    <p>NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Chris Krebs of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security about his agency accusing Iran of increased cyber interference.</p><img src='' />
  • Skyrider 3.0: It's An Airline Seat But You're Sort Of Standing
    <p>Air travelers are perched on the Skyrider 3.0 and their legs hang down like they're riding a horse. One aviation journalist called it a torture chamber.</p><img src='' />
  • Bear Ransacks Montana House
    <p>Police say the bear in Missoula County opened an unlocked door, deadbolted the door behind him and then ripped a room apart. Fish and Wildlife officials finally tranquilized the bear.</p><img src='' />
  • In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election, Opposition Candidate Wins Again
    <p>After results of the March election were annulled, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on Turkey's president.</p><img src='' />
  • Wisconsin Lawmakers Move To Strengthening Drunken Driving Laws
    <p>Wisconsin legislators are considering measures to strengthen the state's lenient drinking and driving laws. It's the only state that doesn't criminalize drunk driving on the first offense.</p><img src='' />
  • Oregon GOP State Senators Go Into Hiding To Avoid A Climate Vote
    <p>NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Oregon Republican state Sen. Tim Knopp about GOP senators walking out of the state Capitol, and going in to hiding to protest a climate bill.</p><img src='' />
  • Advocates Are Concerned About Conditions For Detained Migrant Children
    <p>NPR's Rachel Martin talk to Dr. Julie Linton of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Special Interest Group about dangerous conditions for migrant children in detention centers.</p><img src='' />
  • South Bend Town Hall To Discuss Shooting Of Black Man Gets Heated
    <p>Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held a town hall meeting in South Bend, Ind., where he is mayor to discuss the fatal shooting of a black man by a white officer.</p><img src='' />
  • Black Residents In Long Island Community Struggled To Get Federal Aid
    <p>An earlier NPR probe found money from a federal program that helps people move after a disaster goes disproportionately to whiter communities. A Long Island neighborhood highlights the inequality.</p><img src='' />