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
5:10 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

Santorum Takes Kansas, Romney Wins Territories In GOP Caucuses

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and his wife, Karen, greet supporters during a rally Saturday in Springfield, Mo. After picking up a decisive win in Kansas, Santorum now turns his attention to Missouri's upcoming caucuses.
Whitney Curtis Getty Images

Originally published on Sat March 10, 2012 3:06 pm

Rick Santorum is the winner of the Kansas Republican caucus, according to The Associated Press, which says his victory is a "rout" over competitors Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. The Topeka Capital-Journal caught up with the head of the Kansas Republican Oarty, who said "Santorum is cleaning up ... he has about three or four times more than anyone else."

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The Two-Way
1:55 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

Losing Sleep, Saving Time: Set Your Clock Forward This Weekend


Originally published on Sat March 10, 2012 5:51 pm

Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. tomorrow. Remember the adage, "Spring forward, fall back," and set your clock ahead by one hour before you go to bed tonight.

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The Two-Way
5:37 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Commuter Train Crash Kills Dozens In Argentina, Passengers Still Trapped

Firemen rescue wounded passengers from a commuter train after it crashed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012.
Anibal Greco AP

Originally published on Wed February 22, 2012 12:44 pm

A commuter train carrying people into downtown Buenos Aires collided with a retaining wall during morning rush hour, killing at least 49 people riding in carriages and waiting on the platform.

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The Two-Way
1:21 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Historic Dutch Speed Skating Event Called Off Due To Unsafe Ice

Dutch soldiers helped clear snow off lakes in hopes the Eleven Cities speedskating tour could go forward, but organizers cancelled the event because of unsafe ice.
Peter Dejong AP

Originally published on Fri February 10, 2012 1:27 pm

"The Elfstedentoch Is Not Yet," proclaims the event's official website (translated from the Dutch), ending hopes of thousands of skaters and fans who hoped the rare national contest might be staged for the first time in 15 years.

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The Two-Way
11:07 am
Tue February 7, 2012

President Obama Nominates First Woman As Four-Star U.S. Air Force General

Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger
Air Force Materiel Command

Originally published on Tue February 7, 2012 8:44 am

The Air Force may soon get its first female four star general. On Monday, President Obama nominated Lt. General Janet C. Wolfenbarger to the rank of general. If confirmed by the Senate, she'd become commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio. She previously served as Vice Commander there.

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