Bob Edwards - Wikipedia
Robert Alan "Bob" Edwards (born May 16, ) is an American broadcast journalist, a Peabody Award-winning member of the National Radio Hall of Fame . He gained reputation as the first host of National Public Radio's flagship program, Morning Edition. Edwards hosted NPR's flagship program, Morning Edition, from the show's. Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition, hosted locally by WNPR's Diane Trump To Meet With Top Democrats About Border Wall. NPR's news magazines expand hosting teams with the addition of Planet Steve Inskeep and Rachel Martin as the fourth host of Morning Edition and the Prior to coming to NPR, Chang was an investigative reporter at NPR.
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Her favorite part of the job is finding complex, and often conflicted people, at the center of these stories. From toshe was based first in Khartoum and later, Kigali, covering wars and their aftermath in Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Rwanda for Voice of America and wire services.
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With a nationwide network of award-winning journalists and 17 international bureaus, NPR and its Member Stations are never far from where a story is unfolding. Prior to his departure, he was very popular among both listeners and critics. His is a rare radio voice: Edwards does not merely talk, he listens.NPR Morning Edition Co-Host David Greene Discusses the Big Issues in the 2016 Presidential Election
His subjects ranged from major politicians to authors and celebrities. His weekly call-in chats with retired sportscaster Red Barber are fondly remembered. The chats were supposedly about sports, but often digressed into topics like the Gulf War, what kind of flowers were blooming at Barber's Tallahassee, Florida home, or other non-sport subjects.
Barber died inand the following year Edwards based his first book, Fridays with Red: Departure from NPR[ edit ] This article has an unclear citation style. The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of citation and footnoting. The move took him by surprise.
A new host will bring new ideas and perspectives to the show. Bob's voice will still be heard; he'll still be a tremendous influence on the show. We just felt it was time for a change. We've looked at shows like All Things Considered and Talk of the Nation with an eye to how we can best serve listeners in the future.
His final broadcast  as host was on April 30, ;  his last Morning Edition interview was with Charles Osgoodwho had also been Edwards' first Morning Edition interview subject almost 25 years earlier.
Coincidentally, the last show also included a segment about the last Oldsmobilewhich rolled off an assembly line the day before. The book, a short biography of Edward R.