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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8:42am

Wed July 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Train Derailment In Columbus, Ohio Triggers Explosion

Neighbors watch a fire from a train derailment in Columbus, Ohio.
Andrew Spear AP

A train carrying hazardous material derailed in Columbus, Ohio overnight and boxcars caught fire. The Norfolk Southern freighter was outbound for Chicago when it jumped the tracks about 2:00 a.m.

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8:02am

Wed July 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Surprise, San Bernardino! You're Bankrupt

San Bernardino City Hall
City of San Bernardino

Residents of San Bernardino woke up to suddenly find their city has been told "Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200." And oh, do they need money.

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6:21am

Wed July 11, 2012

7:32am

Tue July 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Ex-Barclay's CEO Gives Up $30 Million In Bonuses; Was Pressured To Quit

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 10:19 am

Ex-Barclays CEO Robert Diamond.
Mark Lennihan AP

Robert Diamond, the newly departed chief of Barclays bank, won't collect millions in stock bonuses on his way out the door.

He'll still get his annual salary and a one-time payout, worth about $3 million, according to Reuters.

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6:14am

Tue July 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Top Stories: Idaho Wildfires; International Court Jails Congolese Warlord

Good morning - we're following these stories today:

Wildfire In Southern Idaho Is Growing Quickly.

International Criminal Court Jails Congolese Warlord For Forcing Children Into Combat. (BBC)

Annan Travels To Tehran For Help In Solving Syrian Conflict. (Los Angeles Times)

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