Terry Gross is the host and co-executive producer of Fresh Air, an interview format radio show produced by WHYY-FM in Philadelphia and distributed throughout the United States by National Public Radio.
Gross has won praise over the years for her low-key and friendly yet often probing interview style and for the diversity of her guests. She has a reputation for researching her guests' work largely the night before an interview, often asking them unexpected questions about their early careers.
Look to Fresh Air Weekend for highlights of some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Fresh Air Weekend emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. Many of the most popular reviewers from weekday Fresh Air can also be heard on Fresh Air Weekend sharing insights into recent movies, music, and books. And there's more. Special segments, including reviews of recently released videos, have been added to the program for additional weekend appeal.
Fresh Air Weekend is everything you already love about Fresh Air -- tailored for Saturday and Sunday
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.