Korva Coleman

Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.

In this role, she is responsible for writing, producing, and delivering national newscasts airing during NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. Occasionally she serves as a substitute host for Talk of the Nation, Weekend All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.

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

Early in her career, Coleman worked in commercial radio as news and public affairs directors at stations in Phoenix and Tucson.

Coleman's work has been recognized by the Arizona Associated Press Awards for best radio newscast, editorial, and short feature. In 1983, she was nominated for Outstanding Young Woman of America.

Coleman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University. She studied law at Georgetown University Law Center.


The Two-Way
6:19 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Top Stories: Philippines Super Typhoon; More New York Protests

Typhoon Hagupit is captured by NASA's Aqua satellite east of the Philippines on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.
NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response AP
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The Two-Way
6:42 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Top Stories: Kerry Meets Dozens Of Delegates On ISIS; California Rain

Takata Ignition Systems in Schoenebeck, Germany.
Jens Meyer AP
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The Two-Way
5:44 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Top Stories: Florida College Shooting; Director Mike Nichols Dies

Tallahassee police chief Michael Deleo, left and FSU police chief David Perry talk with the media about a shooting at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, Fla. Thursday Nov 20, 2014.
Mark Wallheiser AP

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 7:37 am

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Florida State Gunman Shot Dead By Campus Police.

-- Award-Winning Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83.

And here are more early headlines:

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