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
5:30 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Top Stories: Winter Storm 'Sequester'; No Rush To Choose Next Pope

Originally published on Tue March 5, 2013 7:39 am

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The Two-Way
11:21 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Top Stories: Fla. Sinkhole; Obama Nominates New Heads For Agencies

Originally published on Mon March 4, 2013 7:09 am

Good morning - here are our early stories:

At Florida Sinkhole, Demolition Continues.

President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads.

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The Two-Way
11:33 am
Sat March 2, 2013

Florida Sinkhole So Dangerous Rescuers Can't Search For Missing Man

After a sinkhole swallowed a man in his bedroom in Seffner, Fla., an engineer tethered with a safety line walks in front of a home on Saturday.
Chris O'Meara AP

Originally published on Sat March 2, 2013 5:56 pm

Update at 6:53 p.m. ET Rescuers End Search:

Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill says efforts to find Jeffrey Bush, who disappeared in a sinkhole, have been discontinued. He says that the conditions at Bush's home have become too dangerous for rescue workers.

"At this point it's really not possible to recover the body," Merrill said at a news conference on Saturday.

He says workers will begin efforts to demolish the home on Sunday.

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The Two-Way
12:15 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Top Stories: It's Sequester Day; Sinkhole Traps Florida Man

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 7:51 am

Happy first day of March - here are our top stories:

It's Deja Vu All Over Again As 'Sequester' Deadline Looms.

Sinkhole Swallows Sleeping Man In Florida.

And here are more early headlines:

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The Two-Way
10:54 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Top Stories: Pope Bids Farewell; U.S. May Help Syrian Rebels

Originally published on Wed February 27, 2013 7:21 am

Good Wednesday morning, here are our early stories:

Sometimes 'The Lord Seemed To Sleep,' Pope Says In Farewell.

Reports: U.S. Eyeing 'Direct' Aid to Syrian Rebels, Though Not Weapons.

And here are more early headlines:

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The Two-Way
12:01 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Top Stories: Deadly Egyptian Balloon Crash; NBA's Rodman In North Korea

Originally published on Tue February 26, 2013 7:28 am

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The Two-Way
12:50 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

U.S. Sends Limited Troops To Niger; Will Assist In Intelligence-Gathering

A French soldier battles Islamist fighters in Gao, Mali on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

Originally published on Fri February 22, 2013 11:14 am

President Obama has told Congress the last of about 100 troops has arrived in Niger, where they'll assist French troops with intelligence work. France has an ongoing military operation in neighboring Mali, where troops are pushing out Islamist militants.

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The Two-Way
12:47 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Which Is The Most Miserable U.S. City? Detroit.

A pedestrian walks in downtown Detroit on Oct. 24, 2012.
Carlos Osorio AP

Originally published on Fri February 22, 2013 9:15 am

Forbes magazine is out with its latest ranking of "Most Miserable Cities" in the U.S. and of 20 metropolitan areas listed, Detroit is on top.

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The Two-Way
12:44 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Top Stories: Judge Ruling On Pistorius Bail; Winter Storm Affects Millions

Originally published on Fri February 22, 2013 7:29 am

Good Friday morning, here's our early story:

Will Pistorius Get Bail?

And here are more early headlines:

Winter Storm Pounding Many States, Threatening 20 Million People. (USA Today)

Hardliner Nominated As Tunisia's Next Prime Minister. (Al Jazeera)

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The Two-Way
12:20 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

New Fighting In Northern Malian Town Recently Liberated By France

Malian teenagers watch French soldiers pass through Gao, in northern Mali, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
Jerome Delay AP

Originally published on Thu February 21, 2013 9:45 am

As France continues to talk about withdrawing troops from Mali, following its military operations there against Islamist attackers, there are new reports of fighting in the northern city of Gao.

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