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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San Bernardino Files For Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Protection, Owes $1 Billion

Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 10:39 am

San Bernardino City Hall.
City of San Bernardino

The financial morass that San Bernardino, Calif., plunged into last month widened on Wednesday, when city officials filed an emergency request for bankruptcy protection with a federal bankruptcy court. The city's estimated liabilities are greater than a billion dollars.

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Thu August 2, 2012
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Top Stories: Accused Shooter's Psychiatrist Was Worried; Three Planes Avoid Collision

Good morning, we're watching these stories today:

Psychiatrist Was Alarmed By Aurora Shooting Suspect's Behavior, Media Report.

Three Commuter Planes Avoid Collision At Washington, D.C. Area Airport. (Washington Post)

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9:17am

Wed August 1, 2012
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It's 'Army Foundation Day' In Syria; President Assad Praises Troops

An image from amateur video released by Ugarit News purports to show Aleppo under fire. The AP cannot independently confirm the authenticity of the image.
AP

This is the day 67 years ago Syria created its modern army. President Bashar Assad released a statement saying the country depends on its troops to win the war against the enemy.

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