Jeff Bossert

Morning Edition Host

Jeff Bossert comes to Radio IQ with over 20 years of reporting and hosting experience, primarily with NPR member stations, including WKNO in Memphis, and most recently, Illinois Public Media/WILL in Urbana, Illinois. A big advocate for professional development, Jeff served on the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Board of Directors.

An avid film buff, performer in church and community choirs, and die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, Jeff lives with his wife Kerry and fluffy cat Toby.

Mike Stevens, City of Salem

A Roanoke hospital has been involved in trauma education for a while.  But the increase in mass shootings and similar incidents that require quick medical attention have changed the mission a bit.

Julie Snyder, credit Kirsten Luce

The murder conviction of Adnan Syed nearly 20 years ago, and possible mistakes in the case, has been made famous through the podcast, ‘Serial.’

The investigative work by Julie Snyder and colleague Sarah Koenig brought about a new kind of on-demand journalism when it was launched in 2014. 

Sandy Honig

A few years back, This American Life producer Brian Reed got an e-mail from a resident in Woodstock, Alabama – alleging a murder had taken place in his town.  The ultimate result was the 7-part podcast "S-Town."

Credit (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Doctors in Virginia can now recommend medical marijuana if they decide it’s the best course of treatment for patients.  Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday signed measures expanding the state’s cannabis oil program. 

Jeff Bossert

Something most of us take for granted could become a national standard for when we need to be hospitalized. 

A nursing researcher at a veterans’ hospital in Virginia helped start a national study – that could one day become hospital policy.  It suggests using a toothbrush could become an easy way to reduce the risk of serious illness.