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

  • House Considers 2 Immigration Bills As Southern Border Crisis Persists
    <p>Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio about what's next for Congress on immigration policy after President Trump met with House Republicans on Tuesday.</p><img src='' />
  • NBA Moves Into E-Sports
    <p>E-sports has doubled in size in the last three years and professional athletic associations are now getting more closely involved.</p><img src='' />
  • D.C. Voters Back Measure To Raise Minimum Wage For Tipped Workers
    <p>Washington, D.C. voters have approved a ballot measure to gradually raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 an hour.</p><img src='' />
  • A Public Defender On Immigration Cases And Separations
    <p>NPR's David Greene talks with federal public defender Erik Hanshew of El Paso, Texas about the difficulties of representing immigrant clients who have been separated from their children.</p><img src='' />
  • World Cup Fans Clean Up After Themselves
    <p>After their teams won surprising upsets, fans from Senegal and Japan each celebrated in the stadium and when the partying was over, they stuck around and cleaned up.</p><img src='' />
  • All-You-Can-Eat Was Too Much
    <p>A restaurant in China offered an all-you-can-eat program for a whole month. It was too good a deal — the restaurant reportedly went out of business within two weeks. </p><img src='' />
  • News Brief: Republicans Talk Immigration Overhaul, China Tariffs Latest
    <p>President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation. Also, we have the latest on the uproar over immigrant family separations and President Trump's tariffs on China.</p><img src='' />
  • Afghanistan Cease-Fire Ends
    <p>Rachel Martin talks with Candace Rondeaux, a security analyst for New America, about a recent three-day cease-fire in the war in Afghanistan and what it means for peace talks.</p><img src='' />
  • Conservatives And Liberals Both Take To RT
    <p>Two years after Russia intervened in U.S. politics, some American activists and pundits continue to appear on Russian-owned media outlets.</p><img src='' />
  • Update On Immigration And Family Separations
    <p>We have the latest on the Trump administration's policy of separating families of people who illegally cross the border and Republican discussions of overhauling immigration policy.</p><img src='' />


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