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  • Jeffrey L. Katz is the Deputy Managing Editor of Digital News, where he takes a leading role in coordinating and developing NPR's news presence at NPR.org. Katz sets the Web site's daily and long-term news assignments and priorities, serves as...

  • Ms. Beck joined the University of Iowa in December 2014. She most recently worked for the Iowa Board of Regents as the State Relations Officer at the University of Northern Iowa. Her work in public higher education followed nearly two decades...

  • Jenna Dooley has spent her professional career in public radio. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and the Public Affairs Reporting Program at the University of Illinois - Springfield. She returned to Northern Public Radio in...

  • Jennifer works as a reporter, producer and student trainer for KSMU in Springfield, Mo. She grew up on a farm just outside West Plains, Mo., and now works for KSMU from her...

  • Jennifer is a reporter for Michigan Radio's State of Opportunity project, which looks at kids from low-income families and what it takes to get them ahead. She previously covered arts and culture for the station, and was one of the lead...

  • Jennifer Ludden is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. She covers a range of stories on family life and social issues.

    In recent years, Ludden has reported on the changing economics of marriage, the changing role of dads, the impact...

  • Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO...

  • Jess Jiang has been a producer for NPR's Planet Money since 2010. She has produced countless episodes. A highlight was getting to drive a forklift, back hoe, and a 35-ton digger. For work!

    Jess also worked on the team's

  • Jessica Jones covers both the legislature in Raleigh and politics across the state. Before her current assignment, Jessica was given the responsibility to open up WUNC's first Greensboro Bureau at the Triad Stage in 2009. She's a seasoned...

  • Jessica Meszaros is a reporter and host of All Things Considered for WGCU News.

    She was a multimedia reporter for Miami’s public radio station, WLRN Radio, for more than two years.

    In the summer of 2013, Jessica interned...

  • Jessica is Harvest Public Media's connection to Central Missouri. She joined Harvest in July 2010. Jessica has spent time on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and WNYC's Soundcheck, and reported and produced for WNIN-FM in Evansville, Ind. She grew...

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    Jessica Palombo got her master’s degree in broadcast and digital journalism from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. While interning at WAER News in...

  • Jessica Taylor is the lead digital political reporter for NPR. Based in Washington, D.C., she covers the 2016 elections and national politics for NPR digital.

    Before joining NPR in May 2015, Taylor was the campaign editor for The...

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  • Jim Kent is originally from Brooklyn, N.Y. A freelance writer and radio journalist who currently lives in Hot Springs, South Dakota.  Jim can be heard on a variety of radio programs including National Public Radio, South Dakota Public Radio,...

  • Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

    He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

    Over the years, he's reported on...

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    JoAnn Johnson currently serves as the Director of Commerce and the Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Credit Unions (IDCU) following her appointment by Governor Terry Branstad in 2011. IDCU is charged with protecting the interests of credit...

  • Joanna Richards came to the Innovation Trail from Louisville, Kentucky, where she worked as an assistant editor for the NPR series This I Believe and as a staff writer for local arts and entertainment weekly Velocity.

    Joanna moved to...

  • Joe Corcoran has been WKU Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” host and news anchor since 2003. Joe’s received numerous awards for his on-air work including the Associated Press’s “Best Radio News Anchor in Kentucky” twice. Several of his stories...

  • Joe Neel is NPR's deputy senior supervising editor and a correspondent on the Science Desk.

    As a leader of NPR's award-winning health and science coverage, Neel focuses on stories about medical research and health-care delivery. Neel...

  • Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories...

  • Joe has previously served as Managing Editor of Urban Tulsa Weekly, as the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Oklahoma Gazette and worked as a Staff Writer for The Oklahoman. Joe was a weekly correspondent for KGOU from 2007-2010. He grew up in...

  • Joel Rose covers the northeast for the National Desk out of NPR's New York bureau.

    Rose's reporting often focuses on criminal justice, technology and culture. He's interviewed grieving parents after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary...

  • As a roving NPR correspondent based in Austin, Texas, John Burnett's beat stretches across the U.S., and, sometimes, around the world. Currently, he is serving as Southwest Correspondent for the National Desk.

    In December 2012, he...

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