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
8:08 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Top Stories: White House Poisoned Letter; Srebrenica Massacre Arrests

Originally published on Wed March 18, 2015 8:19 am

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The Two-Way
8:09 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Top Stories: Israeli Election; Leaving The NFL For Safety Reasons

Originally published on

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Israel's Election: Netanyahu Seeks Fourth Term.

-- 49ers Linebacker Quits After 1 Season, Citing Safety Concerns.

And here are more early headlines:

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