Emily Alfin Johnson
Emily Alfin Johnson is a producer for NPR One.
Before joining NPR, Alfin Johnson was digital editor for the public media collaborative Guns & America, where she managed digital content and strategy for the 10-station collaboration, in addition to writing and editing (including the award-winning multimedia series "Shattered: Life After Being Shot" by WAMU's Tyrone Turner and NPR's Alana Wise).
Alfin Johnson also worked as digital producer and senior producer at Member station Vermont Public Radio, where she covered the 2012 DNC, helped produce an award-winning multimedia investigation on the role of guns in Vermont life and reported that Target was finally coming to the Green Mountain State.
Prior to that, she interned with NHPR and the NPR Training team, and was a producer for NPR's On Point.
She is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and takes far too many pictures of her dogs.
When the pandemic forced high school teacher Cathy Cluck to rethink her teaching strategy, she went on a "Great American History Road Trip," holding virtual lessons along the way.
2020 has been a stressful year. Iceland wants to help. A group developed an app that will let you record and broadcast a scream, pent up by the pandemic, into the Icelandic wilderness.
It turns out it's pretty hard to get a consensus on what qualifies as a "mass shooting."
The Attorney General for the District of Columbia, is looking for "financial records, payments to vendors, and payments to officers and directors," for the NRA and the NRA Foundation, Inc.