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.

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The Two-Way
4:02 pm
Sun March 24, 2013

'Endless Wreckage': Blizzard Triggers Huge Canadian Traffic Pileup

A blizzard traps cars, trucks and even a cattle car on a Canadian highway, causing dozens of mild injuries.
Derek Fildebrandt Twitter

Originally published on Fri March 22, 2013 10:26 am

A quick moving blizzard plowed through the central Canadian plains province of Alberta this week, triggering a massive vehicle pileup on Thursday; scores of motorists were stranded near the provincial capital of Edmonton.

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The Two-Way
2:34 pm
Sat March 16, 2013

Top Stories: A Nuclear Iran; GOP Lawmaker Changes Gay Marriage Stance

Originally published on Fri March 15, 2013 7:08 am

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The Two-Way
10:33 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Construction Crews May Have Found 'Black Plague' Victims In Britain

Archaeologists examine skeletons thought to be from the 14th century that were discovered in an excavation belonging to British rail company, Crossrail.
Crossrail

What can you find underneath a British railroad or parking lot? These days it could be skeletons, and probably a lot of them. Last month, researchers announced the bones of a man discovered underneath a British parking lot were actually King Richard III. Today, a British rail project says some of its staff stumbled upon skeletons of people who may have died of the Black Death nearly 700 years ago, during an outbreak of bubonic plague.

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The Two-Way
11:18 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Third Night Of Unrest After Teenager Is Fatally Shot By New York City Police

Youtube/AP

Originally published on Thu March 14, 2013 9:35 am

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The Two-Way
11:11 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Top Stories: The Pope's Pontificate Begins; Uncertainty Over Chávez's Body

Originally published on Thu March 14, 2013 7:41 am

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The Two-Way
10:41 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Top Stories: No Pope Yet; Iditarod Winner Is Veteran Musher

Originally published on Wed March 13, 2013 6:46 am

Good Wednesday morning, here are our early stories:

No Pope Yet: Black Smoke Rises After Morning Votes On Day 2 Of Conclave.

Winning Musher Is Oldest Champion In Iditarod History.

And here are more early headlines:

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The Two-Way
10:16 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Outrage Builds Over Publisher's Arrest In Mali; Media Falls Silent

Originally published on Tue March 12, 2013 9:27 am

Reports from Mali indicate few, if any radio broadcasts went out today in Bamako, the capital of Mali. Newspapers didn't publish morning editions either - journalists are angry over last week's arrest of Boukary Daou, the publisher of The Republican newspaper.

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The Two-Way
1:42 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Not So Fast: Egyptian Court Suspends Upcoming Elections

In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian presidential candidate, Hamdeen Sabahi, center left, and former Egyptian foreign minister and Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei, right, speak during a press conference held by Egyptian opposition leaders.
Amr Nabil AP

Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 9:43 am

The Egyptian Administrative Court has put off planned national elections, the first round of which were to be held in mid-April. In a brief dispatch, Aswat Masriya news of Egypt reports the matter was referred to Egypt's High Constitutional Court.

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The Two-Way
1:41 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Top Stories: Venezuela After Chávez; Snowstorm Pummels East

Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 7:28 am

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