Korva Coleman

In her work as an NPR newscaster, Korva Coleman is responsible for writing, producing, and delivering national newscasts for NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. She is also a substitute host for Talk of the Nation, Weekend All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday with Liane Hansen.

Before joining NPR in March 1990, Coleman was a staff reporter and copy editor for the Washington Afro-American newspaper. She also produced and hosted First Edition, an overnight news program at NPR's member station WAMU-FM/Washington, DC.

Originally from Arizona, Coleman worked in commercial radio as news and public affairs directors at stations in Phoenix and Tucson. Her awards include Arizona Associated Press Awards for best radio newscast, editorial, and short feature. She was also nominated for Outstanding Young Woman of America in 1983.

Coleman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University in 1989 and studied law at Georgetown University Law Center from 1989 to 1990.

 

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Tue August 14, 2012

12:46pm

Sat August 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Back-To-Back Earthquakes In Iran Kill Scores Of People

Originally published on Sun August 12, 2012 12:39 am

A medic attends to an injured woman as people gather outside a hospital in Ahar, Iran, after a strong earthquake hit northwestern part of the country Saturday.
Kamel Rouhi AFP/Getty Images

Update at 2:19 a.m. ET:

Iranian state television has now raised the death toll of the earthquakes to over 250 and at least 2,000 injured, according to the Associated Press.

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10:02am

Sat August 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Preparing For A 'Horrible Event'; The U.S. And Turkey Plan For Syria's Collapse

Originally published on Sat August 11, 2012 11:20 am

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (top right) and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pose for a photograph with Syrian refugees in Turkey on Saturday.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu got straight to the point in their joint news conference Saturday. They announced the creation of a new working group that will monitor what's happening next door in Syria and prepare for crises.

One of those crises could include the possibility that the Syrian government decides to deploy chemical weapons against rebels or other perceived enemies.

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8:24am

Sat August 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Top Stories: Romney Taps Ryan As Running Mate; Some Of The Runners-Up

Here's a quick roundup of the main story and some of the other short-listed potential Republican running mates:

Romney Picks Wisconsin's Ryan To Be His Running Mate On GOP Ticket.

Report: Ohio Senator Rob Portman Learned Of Ryan Pick From Romney. (ABC)

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6:04am

Fri August 10, 2012

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