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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Jessica Meszaros
Host:
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...

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...

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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...

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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

  • European Leaders Grant Britain More Time To Leave The EU
    <p>Rachel Martin talks to Norbert Rottgen, chairman of Germany's Foreign Affairs Committee, about the Brexit delay, and what kind of leverage Europe has in negotiations.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705754941' />
  • Investigators Probe Software's Role In Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes
    <p>The probe of two Boeing plane crashes is focused, for the moment, on software. We examine how software has become a common fix for problems with hardware across industries, and how it can go too far.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705750240' />
  • Trump Reverses Decades Of U.S. Policy Regarding Golan Heights
    <p>Rachel Martin talks to Richard Haass, of the Council on Foreign Relations and an ex-State Department official, about President Trump endorsing permanent Israeli control of the disputed Golan Heights.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705749729' />
  • Viral Internet Search Challenge Involves 'Florida Man'
    <p>The words Florida man often appear in headlines for strange crimes committed in the state. A game encourages users to google Florida man followed by their birthday to see a crime committed that day.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729778' />
  • Petco Welcomes All Leashed Pets Including Texas Man's Steer
    <p>Vincent Browning took his Ankole-Watusi steer — an animal with enormous horns and commonly weighs over 1,000 pounds — to Petco. Considered gentle, the leashed steer was welcomed.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729720' />
  • In Iraq, Packed Ferry Sinks In Tigris River
    <p>A ferry full of families celebrating Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul. Officials say dozens of people were killed, many of them women and children.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729757' />
  • Amid Admissions Scandal, USC Announces New President
    <p>Rachel Martin talks to Carol Folt, the incoming president of the University of Southern California, about the college admissions scandal, and who should be admitted to her elite school.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729750' />
  • EU Leaders Agree To Delay Britain's Exit From The Group
    <p>Britain will not leave the European Union on March 29th. EU leaders granted the United Kingdom a short reprieve.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729743' />
  • Stolen Gasoline Is Smuggled All Over The World, U.N. Says
    <p>Mexico's president is taking steps to stop cartels from stealing gas, but it is unlikely to make a difference. The U.N. says gas is smuggled in Coke bottles and by unmanned donkeys and pirate ships.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729727' />
  • House Panel Investigates Kushner For Violations Of Record Laws
    <p>House Democrats raise concerns over Jared Kushner and other administration officials using personal accounts to conduct White House business. Rep. Elijah Cummings says Kushner has relied on WhatsApp.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=705729706' />