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

Contact Info:

Contact the Show

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

  • Economic Implications On Britain Of Brexit
    <p><em>Morning Edition </em>host Steve Inskeep speaks with George Parker, <em>Financial Times </em>political editor, about the potential economic impact of the latest Brexit developments.</p><img src='' />
  • Latest On Marriott Hotel Records Hack
    <p>Chinese intelligence appears to be behind the hack of Marriott hotels that exposed 500 million guest records, according to <em>The New York Times</em>. NPR talks to Glenn Thrush, a reporter on the story.</p><img src='' />
  • Latest Developments In Parliament As May Faces No Confidence Vote
    <p>NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with John Peet of The Economist about the latest developments in Parliament as British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no confidence vote.</p><img src='' />
  • Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding
    <p>Trump says he's determined to build a border wall and will shut down the government unless Congress pays for it. Steve Inskeep talks to Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson on the possibilities for a compromise.</p><img src='' />
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May Faces No Confidence Vote From Her Party
    <p>Theresa May is fighting to keep her job as members of her party seek to oust her in a no-confidence vote. This comes in the wake of her failed efforts to win support for Brexit plan.</p><img src='' />
  • Wilkes-Barre Residents Fill A Pothole With A Christmas Tree
    <p>Residents reported a pothole in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and decided to fill the hole with a Christmas tree. City officials have since covered the pothole with a metal plate and made plans to fill it.</p><img src='' />
  • Theresa May's Leadership Challenged In Wake Of Brexit Chaos
    <p>British prime minster Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. And it comes after May scrapped a vote at the last minute on her deeply unpopular Brexit divorce agreement.</p><img src='' />
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May Scrambles To Save Brexit
    <p>Steve Inskeep speaks with Sebastian Payne, from the Financial Times about the latest developments on Brexit and the options for British Prime Minister Theresa May moving forward.</p><img src='' />
  • 9 Years After Accidentally Flushing Diamond Ring Down The Toilet, It Reappears
    <p>Paula Stanton accidentally flushed her diamond wedding ring while cleaning the bathroom. She mentioned it to a city worker, Ted Gogol, who was doing work near her home when he found the ring. </p><img src='' />
  • News Brief: Possible Government Shutdown, Cohen Sentencing, And The Brexit Vote
    <p>President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get budget for a border wall. Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency. And British Prime Minister Theresa May could face a vote of no confidence.</p><img src='' />