Bob EdwardsAs host of NPR's Morning Edition for more than 24 years, Bob Edwards won a duPont-Columbia Award for radio journalism, a Peabody for excellence in broadcasting and the Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding contributions to public radio. Edwards is an inductee in the national Radio Hall of Fame.
Michael FeldmanMichael Feldman began "Whad'Ya Know?" 25 years ago at Wisconsin Public Radio and immediately attracted both critical acclaim and a loyal coast-to-coast audience. Subsequently, he wrote three "highly praised and widely ignored" books and six compact discs titled "Whad'Ya Know? About the Classics."
Kurt AndersenKurt Andersen is a critically acclaimed author and a co-founder of Spy and Inside.com/Inside magazines. A reporter and columnist for a variety of renowned publications, Anderson was editor-in-chief of both New York and Spy magazines.
Tavis SmileyNewsweek profiled Tavis Smiley as one of the "20 people changing how Americans get their news," also dubbing him one of the nation's "captains of the airwaves." Smiley hosts Tavis Smiley on PBS and is a regular political commentator on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.
Warren OlneyWarren Olney is the only person to have been twice named "Broadcast Journalist of the Year" — for his work in both radio and television — by the Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles. He has also won Emmy Awards for reporting and anchoring, and Golden Mikes for investigative reporting.
Robin YoungRobin Young brings over 25 years of eclectic broadcast experience to her role as host of Here and Now. She is a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker and has been a correspondent for the Discovery Channel, CBS and ABC, and was substitute host and correspondent for the Today show.
Lisa MullinsSince Lisa Mullins became chief anchor of the radio news magazine The World, the show has doubled its audience and won critical acclaim for coverage of the war on terrorism and its implications. She has reported on news events around the world and received Boston Magazine's Best Radio Voice award.
Kara Miller is the host and executive editor of “Innovation Hub,” bringing listeners the thinkers, researchers, and visionaries who are crafting our future. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, TheAtlantic.com, The Huffington Post, and The International Herald Tribune. Kara holds a Ph.D. from Tufts and a B.A. from Yale.
Luke Burbank grew up one of seven kids, learning early on how to vie for attention. Those profound childhood issues have propelled him to various media projects including Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, CBS Sunday Morning, and the daily podcast Too Beautiful to Live. Luke is thrilled to be hosting Live Wire! and keeps telling himself you’re chanting Luuuuuuuuuuuuke and not saying Booooooooooo.