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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Jessica Meszaros
Jessica Meszaros

Jessica Meszaros is a reporter and host of Morning Edition at WUSF Public Media.

She’s been a voice on public radio stations across Florida since 2012 - in Miami, Fort Myers, and now Tampa.

Jessica’s writing, reporting, and hosting has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. and the Society of Professional Journalists.

In June 2018, she was named the recipient of RTDNA’s N.S. Bienstock Fellowship for promising minority journalists in radio.

Jessica graduated from Florida International University in Miami, earning a bachelor’s degree in... Read More...

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

  • Trump: Ford Should Accept Invitation To Testify Before Senate Panel
    <p>On Wednesday President Donald Trump said Christine Blasey Ford should accept the Senate Judiciary Committee's invitation to testify to discuss her sexual abuse allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.</p><img src='' />
  • Soybean Farmers Worry About Tariffs' Impact
    <p>The trade war between Washington and Beijing has dealt a big blow to American soybean farmers, who depend heavily on the Chinese market.</p><img src='' />
  • Conservative Group Defends Kavanaugh Nomination
    <p>Carrie Severino of the conservative organization the Judicial Crisis Network tells Steve Inskeep why her group stands by Judge Brett Kavanaugh after he was accused of a sexual assault decades ago.</p><img src='' />
  • Bicyclist Breaks Speed Record
    <p>Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour — breaking a world record that had stood since 1995. </p><img src='' />
  • Spock's Fictional Home Planet Discovered
    <p>Gene Roddenberry once declared that if Spock's fictional home planet Vulcan did exist, it would probably orbit the star called 40 Eridani A. Astronomers have now found this star does have a planet. </p><img src='' />
  • Josh Gordon Joins New England Patriots
    <p>NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Barstool Sports writer Jerry Thornton about the New England Patriots acquiring Josh Gordon and whether his talent on the field outweighs his flaws.</p><img src='' />
  • News Brief: Kavanaugh Latest, Brexit, Koreas Summit
    <p>We have the latest developments on the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Also, European leaders are meeting to discuss Brexit, while leaders of North and South Korea also met.</p><img src='' />
  • 'Humbled To Ask For Help' — Low-Income Communities Struggle To Recover After A Wildfire
    <img src='' alt='Wendy and Norm Alvarez lost their home to the Carr Fire earlier this summer. Low-income people often face more challenges when it comes to recovering from a natural disaster.'/><p>It is early in the fire season, but nearly 1,400 homes have been destroyed in California wildfires. For low income people, without insurance or savings, it is especially difficult to recover.</p><p>(Image credit: Sam Harnett/KQED)</p><img src='' />
  • The Reaction To Tariffs In China
    <p>The tit-for-tat trade war is putting pressure on Chinese President Xi Jinping from inside his own country.</p><img src='' />
  • Colorado Prepares For Possible Cyberattacks With Election 'War Games'
    <p>Election officials around the country have been preparing for cyberattacks and other attempts to interfere with this year's elections. </p><img src='' />