Lindsey Moon

Talk Show Producer

Lindsey Moon started as a talk show producer with Iowa Public Radio in May of 2014. She comes to IPR by way of Illinois Public Media, an NPR/PBS dual licensee in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and Wisconsin Public Radio where she’s worked as a producer and a general assignment reporter.

Lindsey is an Iowa native and a 2012 graduate of the University of Iowa with degrees in Anthropology and Journalism. Her work has earned awards from the Wisconsin Associated Press, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the Northwest Broadcast News Association and has aired on NPR’s All Things Considered.

In her free time, she’s a bookworm, and enjoys running half marathons, seeing live music and scuba diving whenever there’s time and money to plan a trip. Lindsey’s favorite public radio programs are Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and Talk of Iowa

Ways To Connect

Shortly before Denny Henrich turned 50, he ran his first marathon. 

Wikimedia Commons

Elk Horn Pastor Keith Menter couldn’t let his town go without some sort of news source.

Screen Shot

Sandy Ricklefs announced to her community in Center Junction that the city would not disincorporate earlier this month. 

Lindsey Moon / Iowa Public Radio

On a cold, blustery day in Dubuque, Iowa, a giggly, 5-year old named Etta McCarthy was bundled up in pink snow gear at Bunker Hill Golf Course. 

The city of Dubuque, Iowa, is the latest city to pass a ban on sledding. It affects all but two hills in town. City Council members say they've passed the ban to protect tax payers from lawsuits and are now asking local legislators to add sledding to the list of activities that cities are protected from being sued for, like skateboarding and biking accidents.

Lindsey Moon / Iowa Public Radio

Lillian Darr has stood in picket lines, hugged President Barack Obama and rubbed elbows with stars who were smeared by Hollywood’s Black List in the 1950s. 

Joyce Russell / Iowa Public Radio

A Michigan State Geoscientist is warning about a possible oil spill from a proposed crude oil pipeline that could bisect 18 Iowa counties.

A  Dallas, Texas based company proposing to build a crude oil pipeline that would bisect 18 Iowa counties will file for a permit to build with the Iowa Utilities Board later this month.

Do you get nervous on stage? How do you deal with the butterflies? 

John Pemble / Iowa Public Radio

In 2014, Gov. Terry Branstad won an unprecedented sixth term as Governor of Iowa, and Iowans elected the state’s first woman to Congress when Republican Joni Ernst won her seat in the U.S. Senate. 

Stan Oleson

Ever since the first person set eyes on the Mississippi River, the power of the river has helped to build and destroy settlements and cities.  

Photo Courtesy of Mel Neal

For a handful of us, the last year has brought gifts of life changing kindness. 

Mitchell Schmidt / Photo Courtesy of the Cedar Rapids Gazette

When Turkish artist Serhat Tanyolacar depicted the robes of the Ku Klux Klan in a sculpture on the University of Iowa’s campus, he intended to protest racism. 

Wikimedia Commons

The poinsettia, traditionally given as a gift around the holidays, is native to Northern Guatemala and Northern Mexico. 

In 2012, the Vatican accused Catholic nuns in the US of straying from church doctrine, but in a report released this week, the church now says it welcomes the efforts of the sisters.

Wikimedia Commons

You can significantly increase your ability to influence others by making very small shifts. 

We all had toys that we loved as children, do you remember your favorite?

Charity Nebbe

The population of bald eagles in Iowa appears to be plateauing. That’s according to wildlife biologist Jim Pease.

Wikimedia Commons

Do you have a young bookworm on your Christmas list?

Photo Courtesy of Serhat Tanyolocar

A controversial public art piece created by a Turkish artist in 2010 was taken down after sitting on the University of Iowa campus for less than four hours Friday.

Wikimedia Commons

For the seasoned gardener, seed catalogs have already begun to arrive in the mail.

Lindsey Moon / Iowa Public Radio

Do you have a favorite Christmas song? For many of us, our favorite songs have memories associated with them.

Wikimedia Commons

There’s no denying the racial tensions flaring in the United States. The question of how to solve them, however, has yet to be answered.

Wikimedia Commons

Over the course of the next two years, political analyst Charlie Cook says we could see some infighting in Congress.

Mei-Ling Shaw Williams / University of Iowa College of Education

Jazz legend Al Jarreau headlined the Iowa City Soul Festival in September of this year.

Wikimedia Commons

There are foods in every family that have to make it to the Thanksgiving table. If you want to experiment with traditional dishes, where do you start?

Photo Courtesy of Greg Johnson

According to the 2012 Census, the average size of an American home is 2,598 square feet. 

Clare Roth / Iowa Public Radio

Do you have a tattoo? Why did you get it, and what does it mean to you? 

Wikimedia Commons

Poinsettia are beautiful holiday plants, but if you’re given one as a host or hostess or pick up one in the store, how do you care for it after the holidays?  

G20 Australia

World leaders who attended this year’s G20 Summit in Australia agreed there is a need to tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance.

Pages