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  • Geraldo Rivera of the Fox News Channel once described David Folkenflik as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, gave him a "laurel" for his...

  • David Gilkey is a staff photographer and video editor for NPR, covering both national and international news. He has produced award-winning photo essays, videos and multimedia presentations for NPR.org, as well as radio reports for NPR.

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  • David Greene is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.

    For two years prior to taking on his current role in 2012, Greene was an NPR foreign correspondent based in Moscow covering the region from...

  • David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the...

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    As Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Union League Club of Chicago, David Kohn oversees the Club’s public policy advocacy activities, serves as its liaison to local, state and federal government officials, and works...

  • WUIS Campus & Community Council

    Ex-Officio Member

    Executive Director, UIS Center for State Policy & Leadership

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  • David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

    In this role, he covers news in Chicago and around the Midwest. Additionally he reports on a broad range of important social, cultural, political, and business issues in the...

  • David Sommerstein, a contributor from North Country Public Radio (NCPR), has covered the St. Lawrence Valley, Thousand Islands, Watertown, Fort Drum and Tug Hill regions since 2000. Sommerstein has reported extensively on agriculture in New...

  • David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

    Having previously covered Congress over a 13-year period starting in 2001, Welna reported extensively on matters related to national security. He covered the debates on Capitol Hill...

  • WUIS Campus & Community Council

    Campus Member 

    2014-2016 First Term

    UIS Associate Chancellor, Access and Equal Opportunity

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  • After a stint on Capitol Hill, NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott is back covering her native South.

    From a giant sinkhole swallowing up a bayou community in Louisiana to new state restrictions on abortion providers, Elliott keeps...

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  • Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

    Amos travels extensively across the Middle East...

  • Devin Katayama joined WFPL News in summer 2011. He adds to the newsroom a diverse perspective having lived and reported in major cities across the U.S. and spending time in Peru reporting on human trafficking. Devin earned the 2011 Studs Terkel...

  • WUIS Campus & Community Council

    Community Member 

    2014-2016 First Term

    Retired

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  • Diane Orson is WNPR's local host for Morning Edition.  She's also a reporter and managing editor for WNPR, as well as a contributor to National Public Radio. Her stories are heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition and...

  • Didi Schanche is deputy senior supervising editor on NPR's award-winning International Desk. She also is NPR's Africa and Latin America editor.

    A journalist since 1981, Schanche landed her first reporting job as freelance correspondent...

  • As part of NPR's national security team, Dina Temple-Raston reports about counterterrorism at home and abroad for NPR News. Her reporting can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines. She joined NPR in March 2007.

    Recently, she was chosen for a...

  • Domenico Montanaro is NPR's lead editor for politics and digital audience. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs political coverage across the network's broadcast and digital platforms.

    Before joining NPR in 2015, Montanaro served as...

  • Although Don Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., he spends much of his time traveling throughout the United States covering campaigns, elections, and the political climate throughout the country. His...

  • Doualy Xaykaothao covers breaking news from Asia for NPR News. She's based in Bangkok, Thailand, and her reports can be heard across all NPR News programs.

    Xaykaothao joined NPR in 1999 as a production assistant for Morning Edition <...

  • Artist

    Growing up, I was encouraged by my mother and grandmother to develop and hone my love of art. This encouragement and support was soon echoed by my teachers and other adults in my life. Since earliest memories, I have found...

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