People

  • Although Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., he spends much of his time traveling throughout the United States covering campaigns, elections, and the political climate throughout the country. His repo...

  • Reporter/Producer

    Dustin Dwyer is a reporter for a new project at Michigan Radio that will look at improving economic opportunities for low-income children. Previously, he worked as an online journalist for Changing Gears, as a freelance reporter and as Michigan...

  • Eleanor Beardsley began reporting from France for NPR in June 2004, following all aspects of French society, politics, economics, culture and gastronomy.

    Beardsley has covered both 2007 and 2012 French presidential elections as well as t...

  • Elise Hu is an award-winning correspondent assigned to NPR's newest international bureau, in Seoul, South Korea. She's responsible for covering geopolitics, business and life in both Koreas and Japan. She previously covered the intersection of ...

  • Elissa Nadworny is a digital journalist on the NPR Ed Team. She writes for the blog, shoots photos and videos and works with the team on their digital strategy.

    Prior to coming to NPR, Nadworny worked at Bloomberg News, reporting on the ...

  • Elizabeth Blair is a Peabody Award winning, Senior Producer/Reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.

    On a daily basis, she produces, edits and reports arts and cultural segments that air on NPR News magazines including Morning Edition<...

  • Ella Taylor is a freelance film critic, book reviewer and feature writer living in Los Angeles.

    Born in Israel and raised in London, Taylor taught media studies at the University of Washington in Seattle; her book Prime Time Families...

  • Grants Manager

    Ellen joined the Michigan Radio development team in 2008. Since that time, she has managed the station’s grants, ranging from special radio series and outreach events to critical equipment purchases.

    For the past six years, Ellen has enj...

  • Corporate Support Account Executive

    Elyssa Daniel joined us in February, 2013 as our Corporate Support Assistant for Michigan Radio's Corporate Sponsorship Department. She assisted the Sponsorship team by creating marketing materials, developing a social media marketing strategy,...

  • Host/Producer/Reporter

    Emily is a reporter and producer for Stateside and fill-in host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

    Before working for Michigan Radio, Emily hosted and pro...

  • Frank James joined NPR News in April 2009 to launch the blog, "The Two-Way," with co-blogger Mark Memmott.

    "The Two-Way" is the place where NPR.org gives readers breaking news and analysis — and engages users in conversations ("two-ways"...

  • Frank Langfitt is NPR's international correspondent based in Shanghai. He covers China, Japan, and the Koreas for NPR News. His reports have included visits to China's infamous black jails –- secret detention centers — as well as his own travai...

  • Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.

    Since 2010, Berkes has focused mostly on investigative projects, beginning with the Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster in West Virginia in which 29 workers died. Since th...

  • Essay/Analysis: Political Commentator

    A Detroit native, Jack originally intended to become a historian, but recognized that he wanted to become a journalist during his graduate studies at the University of Michigan.  Since then, he has accumulated nearly forty years of journalism e...

  • Sustainer Memberships and Customer Service

    Jackie came to Michigan Radio as a temporary employee in May 2009. Although her background is not in radio, she finds it a challenge and a great adventure. Jackie runs our successful sustaining membership program and also handles about half of ...

  • MPRN Capitol Reporter

    Jake Neher is a state Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network. 

    He joined MPRN in September of 2012. Before that he served as a reporter and anchor for WFUV Public Radio in the Bronx, New York, and as News Director for...

  • Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.

    In this role, he reports on a range of health issues across the world. He's covered mass circumcision drives in Kenya, abortion in El Salvador, pois...

  • Online News Intern

    Jennifer Calfas is an online news intern for Michigan Radio. She is currently a senior at the University of Michigan studying English with the hopes of becoming a journalist after graduation.

    Jen previously served as the Editor in Chief ...

  • Reporter/Producer

    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 a...

  • 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 ...

  • Jessica Goldstein is a producer on NPR's Science Desk. Her work can be heard on all NPR's award-winning programs, and experienced on NPR.org where she produces radio and multimedia projects including audio slide shows.

    From 1994 to 2007,...

  • 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 Hil...

  • 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 recessi...

  • Joe Linstroth

    Joe Linstroth is the executive producer of The Next Idea. Prior to joining the Michigan Radio team, he was the founding senior producer of Current State, WKAR's daily magazine show in East Lansing. He began his  public radio c...

  • 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 ...

  • Joel Rose is a National Desk reporter based at NPR's New York Bureau.

    Since joining NPR in 2011, Rose has covered the political, economic, and cultural life of the nation's biggest city. He's reported on the rise of the Occupy Wall Stree...

  • 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 return...

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