Morning Edition

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with four hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

Monday - Friday 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

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Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

David Greene

David Greene is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.

For two years prior to taking on his current role in 2012, Greene was an NPR foreign correspondent based in Moscow covering the region from Ukraine and the Baltics, east to Siberia. During that time he brought listeners stories as wide ranging as Chernobyl 25 years later and Beatles-singing Russian Babushkas. He spent a month in Libya reporting riveting stories in the most difficult of circumstances as NATO bombs fell on Tripoli. He was honored with the 2011 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize from WBUR and Boston University for that coverage of the Arab Spring.

Greene's voice became...

Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep is host of Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. He co-hosts the program with Renée Montagne and David Greene.

Traveling from Baghdad to the wreckage of New Orleans, Inskeep has interviewed the survivors of disasters both natural and man-made. He has questioned Presidential candidates, warlords, authors, and musicians. He also interviews people who otherwise would be overlooked: a steelworker, a school board member, the mother of a soldier killed in war.

Inskeep's first full-time assignment for NPR was the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire. He went on to cover the Pentagon, the U.S. Senate, and the 2000... Read More...

Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with David Greene and Steve Inskeep.

Previously, she was the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into the host position in the fall of 2012, Martin started as National Security Correspondent for NPR in May 2010. In that position she covered both defense and intelligence issues. She traveled regularly to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Secretary of Defense, reporting on the U.S. wars and the effectiveness of the Pentagon's counterinsurgency strategy. Martin also reported extensively on the changing demographic of the U.S. military – from the debate over whether to allow women to fight in combat units... Read More...

From Morning Edition

  • Man In China Stunned To Someone He Knows In His Wife's Old Photo
    <p>The photo was taken years before the two met. And in the background, he was amazed to see himself. Posing for his own photo at the precise moment his future wife was doing the same thing.</p><img src='' />
  • Jury Selection To Begin In Kansas Mosque Bomb Plot
    <p>When the FBI revealed a 2016 plot to bomb Somali immigrants in rural Kansas, Somalis said they were shocked to learn such hatred existed. Three men go on trial Tuesday and Somalis are curious to see how the justice system plays out.</p><img src='' />
  • Uber's Self-Driving Tests Are Suspended After Pedestrian Is Killed
    <p>A self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian who was walking her bicycle in Tempe, Ariz., Sunday night. The incident could be the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle.</p><img src='' />
  • EU-U.S. Officials Work To Avoid Trade War And Resolve Other Issues
    <p>Noel King talks to Norbert Rottgen, chairman of Germany's parliamentary foreign affairs committee, about European Union-U.S. trade, EU concerns over digital privacy and the Iran nuclear deal.</p><img src='' />
  • Saudi Crown Prince Has Made Aggressive Foreign Policy Moves
    <p>Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets with President Trump. Steve Inskeep talks to Prince Turki al-Faisal, former head of Saudi Intelligence, about the war in Yemen and other issues involving Saudi Arabia.</p><img src='' />
  • Weinstein Co. Files For Bankruptcy Months After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
    <p>David Greene talks to <em>LA Times </em>reporter<em> </em>Ryan Faughnder about the firm also releasing employees from non-disclosure pacts. Co-founder Harvey Weinstein is accused of sexual harassment, assault and rape.</p><img src='' />
  • Facebook Is Losing Users' Trust, Tech Investor Says
    <p>Demand is growing for more regulation to hold Facebook accountable for the misuse of millions of users' data. Noel King talks to Roger McNamee, an original investor in Facebook and a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg.</p><img src='' />
  • Why Some Men Have A Harder Time Confiding In Others
    <p>Many of us find our circle of friends gets smaller as we get older. Researchers say it is especially true for men and that social isolation can have grave effects on their physical and mental health.</p><img src='' />
  • Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Has A Long Recovery Ahead
    <p>It's been six months since Hurricane Maria blasted Puerto Rico. One of the top reasons FEMA is denying people grants to repair their houses is that many can't prove they own their properties.</p><img src='' />
  • Facebook Scrutinized For Its Data Sharing With Cambridge Analytica
    <p>To discuss the misuse of Facebook data by third parties, Noel King talks to Rebecca MacKinnon, of Ranking Digital Rights, a non-profit that analyzes firms based on how well they protect user data</p><img src='' />


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