Beijing Correspondent Louisa Lim is currently attending the University of Michigan as a Knight-Wallace Fellow. She will return to her regular role in 2014.
Based in Beijing, NPR foreign correspondent Louisa Lim finds China a hugely diverse, vibrant, fascinating place. "Everywhere you look and everyone you talk to has a fascinating story," she notes, adding that she's "spoiled with choices" of stories to cover. In her reports, Lim takes "NPR listeners to places they never knew existed. I want to give them an idea of how China is changing and what that might mean for them."
Nell Greenfieldboyce is a NPR science correspondent.
With reporting focused on general science, NASA, and the intersection between technology and society, Greenfieldboyce has been on the science desk's technology beat since she joined NPR in 2005.
In that time Greenfieldboyce has reported on topics including the narwhals in Greenland, the ending of the space shuttle program, and the reasons why independent truckers don't want electronic tracking in their cabs.
Much of Greenfieldboyce's reporting reflects an interest in discovering how applied science and technology connects with people and culture. She has worked on stories spanning issues such as pet cloning, gene therapy, ballistics, and federal regulation of new technology.
Julie Rovner is a health policy correspondent for NPR specializing in the politics of health care.
Reporting on all aspects of health policy and politics, Rovner covers the White House, Capitol Hill, the Department of Health and Human Services in addition to issues around the country. She served as NPR's lead correspondent covering the passage and implementation of the 2010 health overhaul bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A newer addition to WVTF's classical music announcing staff, Cara Ellen Modisett has been reporting, producing and hosting part-time for WVTF/RADIO IQ since 2000, focusing primarily on arts and culture.
A native of Harrisonburg, Va., she graduated from James Madison University with degrees in piano performance and English education and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.
Cara is former editor, now editor at large, of the regional magazine Blue Ridge Country; music director at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal; and an adjunct instructor in English at Ferrum College. A collaborative pianist, she performs throughout the region in recitals, musical theater and choral/symphonic concerts.
Science Friday on RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News links the headlines with what's on people's minds, providing a springboard for listeners and experts to exchange ideas and pose critical questions about major events in the news and the world around them. Each Friday, journalist Ira Flatow is joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes.
Talk of the Nation on RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News links the headlines with what's on people's minds, providing a springboard for listeners and experts to exchange ideas and pose critical questions about major events in the news and the world around them. Each day, Talk of the Nation combines the award-winning resources of NPR News with the vital participation of listeners. The result is a spirited and productive exchange of knowledge and insight that delves deeply into the news and ideas of the day.
Interfaith Voices is an innovative and growing public radio show, re-framing the discussion of religion in our society. We explore the full range of faith traditions, promoting interfaith dialogue, respecting diversity and fostering religious tolerance. We offer compelling discussions of contemporary issues in religion, spirituality and ethics, and deal especially with the ways theologies and teachings from many faith traditions intersect with public policy. Thus, Interfaith Voices:
Each hour we take a big idea, so big that it lives everywhere, hiding in a thousand places under different names, and we chase that idea, going wherever whim takes us.
Along the way, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich interview, argue, imagine, and discover the hidden connections that make this idea so surprisingly powerful. And the sounds you hear are as new and startling as the ideas we explore.
It's technicolor radio.
Radiolab is produced by WNYC and distributed by NPR.
Catch up with the day's top stories during this energetic hour of news and conversation. Here and Now is an essential midday news magazine for those who want the latest news and expanded conversation on today's hot-button topics: public affairs, foreign policy, science and technology, the arts and more. The show's guest roster has included Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam, director John Malkovich, the "Wall Street Journal's" John Harwood and actress Jane Fonda. The show is produced by WBUR/Boston.
Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions. Every weekday she delights intelligent and curious listeners with revelations on contemporary societal concerns.
Fresh Air is produced at WHYY-FM in Philadelphia and broadcast nationally by NPR stations.