All Things Considered
Monday - Friday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Lisa Peakes is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7. Lisa's radio career spans over thirty years and includes work in commercial pop, alternative and rock formats throughout northern New England, where she created and hosted programs featuring celtic, blues, and early jazz music. Lisa majored in acting at Emerson College in Boston, where she was in the national touring company of a production for deaf audiences and appeared in the Academy Award-winning film Equilibriumness. Lisa is a graduate of Vermont College at Norwich University, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art. In public radio, she’s received local and national awards for... Read More...
Audie Cornish is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.
Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into that host position in the fall of 2011, Cornish reported from Capitol Hill for NPR News, covering issues and power in both the House and Senate and specializing in financial industry policy. She was part of NPR's six-person reporting team during the 2008 presidential election, and had a featured role in coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Cornish comes to Washington, D.C., from Nashville, where she covered the South for NPR, including many the Gulf states left... Read More...
Ailsa Chang is an award-winning journalist who hosts All Things Considered along with Ari Shapiro, Audie Cornish, and Mary Louise Kelly, and is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money. She landed in public radio after practicing law for a few years.
Her colleagues still let her geek out on the law at Planet Money, where she's covered privacy rights in the cell phone age, the government's doomed fight to stop racist trademarks, and the money laundering case federal agents built against one of President Trump's top campaign advisors.
Previously, she was a congressional correspondent with NPR's Washington desk. She covered battles over healthcare,... Read More...
Mary Louise Kelly will officially move into the host chair of All Things Considered on January 17, 2018.
Mary Louise combines sterling editorial judgment, intellectual depth and rigor, and a broad array of interests with one of the most collaborative spirits out there. She can hold the air no matter what's happening in the studio or in the news and will be a strong partner to the rest of the ATC team. She's no stranger to audiences, given her guest hosting across NPR news programs as well as her leading work as National Security Correspondent on the ongoing Russia investigation.
Michel Martin is curious about many things. "I wonder what it's like to leave everything and everyone you know for the promise of a better life, to run for President, to be a professional athlete, to parent children of a different race," she notes. "I am fascinated by people who live lives different from my own. And at the same time, I feel connected to all of these lives being a journalist, a woman of color, a wife and mother."
Michel can be heard across NPR news programs, bringing her deep reporting and interviewing experience to bear on NPR's coverage of relevant topics, including education, families, faith, race and social issues. In September, she will become the new weekend... Read More...
Ari Shapiro has reported from above the Arctic Circle and aboard Air Force One. He has covered wars in Iraq, Ukraine, and Israel, and he has filed stories from five continents. (Sorry, Australia.)
In 2015, Shapiro joined Kelly McEvers, Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel as a weekday co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.
Shapiro was previously NPR's International Correspondent based in London, from where he traveled the world covering a wide range of topics for NPR's national news programs.
Shapiro joined NPR's international desk in 2014 after four years as White House Correspondent during President Barack Obama's first... Read More...