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  • Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR News National Desk correspondent based in Boston.

    For the last 25 years, Smith has been covering news around New England and beyond. She's reported extensively on the debate over gay marriage in...

  • Tracy Samilton covers the auto beat for Michigan Radio. She has worked for the station for 12 years, and started out as an intern before becoming a part-time and, later, a full-time reporter. Tracy's reports on the auto industry can frequently...

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  • As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy. He has supervised and edited much of NPR's work on the financial crisis, the auto industry, energy and the workplace. Berliner has helped to build Planet Money...

  • Vickee J. Adams is Senior Vice President, External Communications at Well Fargo Home Mortgage in West Des Moines.  She is responsible for external communications and reputation risk management through proactive media engagement on behalf of...

  • Vicki Barker was UPR's Moab correspondent from 2011 - 2012.

    A native of Moab, she started working in radio as a teenager and earned a degree at Utah State University-Logan in broadcast performance and management. She worked as a news...

  • Wade Goodwyn is an NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

    Reporting for NPR since 1991, Goodwyn has covered a wide range of issues, including politics, economics, Texas's vibrant music industry,...

  • Wayne Yoshioka is an award-winning journalist who has worked in television, print and radio in Hawaii.  He also has been on both sides of politics as a state departmental appointee and political/government reporter.   He covered Hurricane Iwa ...

  • Wendy Rigby is a San Antonio native who has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. She spent two decades at KENS-TV covering health and medical news. Now, she brings her considerable background, experience and passion to Texas Public...

  • KCPW reporter Whittney Evans shares Utah news stories with Utah Public Radio. Whittney holds a degree in communication with an emphasis in print journalism from Morehead State University in Kentucky.

  • Will Stone is a KUNR alumnus, having served as a passionate, talented reporter for KUNR for nearly two years before moving in early 2015 to the major Phoenix market at public radio station KJZZ.

  • William Dobson is the Senior Supervising Editor of NPR's International Desk. He manages a team of correspondents across the globe committed to delivering powerful stories and authoritative reporting on international politics, economics, and...

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  • Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from...

  • After a road-trip from NYC to 22 cities around the country, Zachary chose and settled in Des Moines in fall 2007 to found the Des Moines Social Club, an arts and educational non-profit. Focused on the retention and recruitment of young people,...

  • WXXI/Finger Lakes reporter for the Innovation Trail.

    Zack Seward had only a few weeks to catch his breath between graduating from the 

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