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 November 6, 2012
The Two-Way

U.N. Envoy - Syria Could Be The Next Somalia

A rebel fighter raises his weapon after firing a missile Sunday toward Syrian government troops in the northern city of Aleppo. Syria's largest city has been the scene of heavy fighting for the past three months. Both sides control part of the city, and the fight has been a stalemate recently.
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6:38am

Tue November 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Top Stories: It's Election Day - At Last

Originally published on Tue November 6, 2012 6:48 am

Happy Election Day! Here's our top stories:

Guide For The Day: An Election Day Timeline.

It's Election Day: 10 Headlines That Tell Today's Story.

And here are more early headlines:

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8:33am

Thu November 1, 2012
The Two-Way

Kentucky Train Derailment Triggers Chemical Fire, Forces Evacuation

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 10:23 am

A train carrying chemicals derails outside Louisville, Ky. and a fire breaks out, badly injuring three workers on Thursday, Nov. 1
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6:38am

Thu November 1, 2012

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