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

  • World Watches As More Details About The Khashoggi Case Come To Light
    <p>Steve Inskeep talks to Victoria Nuland, a veteran diplomat who served in the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, about the impact of the U.S. response to the Jamal Khashoggi case.</p><img src='' />
  • After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas
    <img src='' alt='Load Trail has had a hard time hiring welders to fabricate its trailers since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested about a quarter of its workforce in August.'/><p>In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant — one of ICE's largest operations in a decade. Now the employer is pushing back.</p><p>(Image credit: John Burnett/NPR)</p><img src='' />
  • Michael Myers' 'Halloween' House Still Stands In California
    <p>In South Pasadena, Calif., you can go see the old clapboard house used as Michael Myers' childhood home in the <em>Halloween </em>movies. Imagine getting up the courage to ring that door bell this Halloween!</p><img src='' />
  • Yacht Club Members Accused Of Illegally Harvesting Shellfish
    <p>Fish and wildlife officials accuse two members of the San Diego Yacht Club of harvesting shellfish off their yachts. The poaching scandal made waves in the yacht club community, a local paper reports.</p><img src='' />
  • Man Breaks Into Shoe Store Display Window, Roanoke, Va., Police Say
    <p>Only right shoes were displayed. Police say they found a backpack with seven shoes inside along with the suspect's student ID and a sweatshirt with the prophetic words: Call My Lawyer.</p><img src='' />
  • Mexico Ups Southern Border Security To Keep Out Migrant Caravan
    <p>Mexican riot police are guarding the southern border with Guatemala to prevent Honduran migrants from crossing en masse into Mexico. It's the latest caravan trying to make it to the U.S.</p><img src='' />
  • 2 Huntington Beach Voters Weigh In On Tight Calif. House Race
    <p>Whoever wins California's 48th Congressional District will help determine who controls the House. In Huntington Beach, two female voters have different politics but both are motivated by fear.</p><img src='' />
  • Democrat Tries To Unseat GOP Incumbent In Tight Calif. House Race
    <p>Republican Dana Rohrabacher has served the 48th Congressional District for nearly three decades. But political newcomer, Democrat Harley Rouda, has a shot at unseating him.</p><img src='' />
  • Making Sense Of The Patchwork System Known As Voter Registration
    <p>NPR's Noel King talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about voter registration.</p><img src='' />
  • Court Rules Detained American Must Be Allowed To Enter Israel
    <p>An American student held at Tel Aviv airport for two weeks has been allowed to enter Israel, after winning her case at the country's supreme court.</p><img src='' />