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.




Tue April 5, 2011
The Two-Way

Boehner: No Budget Agreement

Update at 2:15 p.m. ET. Don't Point Fingers, Obama Says:

President Obama continues to speak with reporters about the ongoing impasse his administration is having with Congressional Republicans over how much to cut out of this year's federal budget. He was just asked: Who will be to blame if the government has to shut down at midnight Friday because its spending authority will have expired?

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Mon March 28, 2011
The Two-Way

Miami Police Shootings Increase Tension

Seven African American men have been shot and killed by Miami police since last July and the deaths have heightened anger in the city. Two of the men were apparently not carrying weapons when they were killed. Some African Americans blame Miami Police Chief Miguel Esposito and his police department for an overly aggressive response to crime.

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Tue March 22, 2011
The Two-Way

What Is The U.S. Doing In Libya?

NPR's Steve Inskeep posed that question to John Negroponte, former ambassador and Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush. Today on Morning Edition. Negroponte spelled out two main goals the U.S. is pursuing: one is the humanitarian goal of protecting civilians; two is the political goal of getting Moammar Gadhafi to leave power.

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Mon March 21, 2011
The Two-Way

Live Blog: War In Libya, Monday Events

The U.S and its European Allies continue to carry out military air strikes in Libya in their effort to halt forces loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi. We're following developments; this post will automatically refresh every 30 minutes unless we jump in with breaking news.

Update at 9:45 a.m. ET. Putin Likens Military Action To 'Medieval Calls For Crusades' ":

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Thu March 17, 2011
The Two-Way

'New York Times' To Charge Heavy Web Readers To Read Its Stories

People who like to read The New York Times a lot will start paying for it on March 28, NPR's David Folkenflik reports for our Newscast:

"The Times is adopting a metered approach — the first 20 articles, slideshows or videos you read online each month are free. But starting on March 28, the paper will charge readers $15 per month for web access and an iPhone application, or $20 for access on the web, iPad and other tablets, or $35 a month for all three platforms.

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