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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Thu July 5, 2012
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Report: Bad Procedures Caused The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Originally published on Thu July 5, 2012 12:21 pm

Smoke rises from Unit No. 3 of the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Anonymous AP

On the same day Japan's first nuclear power plant went back online, a panel of Japanese officials released a scathing report on last year's nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant. Their view? The crisis was preventable.

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6:09am

Thu July 5, 2012
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Top Stories: Romney On Health Care, Wikileaks Releases Documents On Syria

Good morning - here are some of the stories we're tracking today.

Romney Says Mandate's A Tax, But Also Sides With Justices Who Said It's Not.

Wikileaks Says It's Releasing Millions Of Secret Files On Syria From Foreign Entities. (Wikileaks Twitter)

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8:20am

Tue July 3, 2012
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Sharks! Several Great Whites Spotted Off Atlantic And Pacific Beaches

A great white shark swims off Guadeloupe.
Kike Calvo AP

We've still got more than a month to go to Discovery Channel's 'Shark Week', but why wait? Great white sharks have been seen off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Over the past few days, shark "spotters" reported great white sharks close to the town of Chatham, according to Cape Cod Shark Hunters. One shark was close to Chatham harbor but didn't swim inside.

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6:25am

Tue July 3, 2012

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