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

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Do you have a young bookworm on your Christmas list?

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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?

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

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

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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?  

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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.

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According to a report released earlier this year by Iowa Policy Project, immigrants make up about 4.5 percent of the state’s economic output.

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If you look closely at the trees right now, you can see things previous hidden, like the nests of bald-faced hornets.

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36 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, but understanding why exactly these types of headaches happen has been elusive. 

A historic deal regarding carbon emissions has been reached between China and the U.S.  Is it realistic?

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Why do we classify states or regions as “red” or “blue”? How did certain areas of the country gain particular political reputations? 

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Carole Hinders of Arnold’s Park, IA, wasn’t charged with a crime, but that didn’t stop the I.R.S. from seizing the entire balance of her checking account, more than $30,000.

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Have you started getting your garden ready for winter? 

Haunted Iowa

Oct 30, 2014
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Looking for a haunted house to visit this Halloween? 

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One day, while out on a run, Molly Barker had a breakthrough. Ten years later, “Girls on the Run” is a nationally known after school program for girls. 

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Just a week away from election day, polls show Governor Terry Branstad has a double-digit lead over Democratic State Senator Jack Hatch.

The Iowa Nice Guy says he’s running to represent the “Nice Party” of Iowa.

Early in the 20th century when women started to move into engineering careers, they were labeled as “invaders.”

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At a campaign rally on the University of Iowa campus, First Lady Michelle Obama joked about a gaffe she made earlier this month when she called Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley, Bruce “Bailey.” 

Fan of classical music? Most likely, the answer is no. Pianist George Lepauw is trying to change that.

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There are lots of opinions about how to eat and grow healthy food. The new PBS show Food Forward takes a look at some of them. 

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There are just over 7 billion people in the world today, and by 2050, our population is predicted to reach 9 billion.

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Government officials in Iran are sending one of their top food scientists to the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines next week. 

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Demand for organic produce in Iowa is growing.

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