On Tuesday, January 30th, NPR News will offer live special coverage of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address and the Democratic Party response. And you can hear it live on WVIK beginning at 8 pm. 

NPR's Washington Desk Announces Staffing Updates

Jan 4, 2018

In a note to newsroom staff, Senior Washington Desk Editor Beth Donovan announced updates and additions to the team.

All – In preparation for the 2018 election, the Washington Desk will once again add to its staff, this time with two political reporters and an editor.


"I like to tell you what I learned." That's how Don Gonyea approaches his job as National Political Correspondent for NPR.

And he's Herb Trix's guest this week on Midwest Week. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK on Fridays at 6:20 pm, during All Things Considered. 


A former U.S. transportation secretary, the founder of a breast cancer charity, and an NPR host are recipients of this year's Order of Lincoln Awards.  

WASHINGTON (AP) _ NPR is changing its lineup of anchors for the flagship newsmagazine ``All Things Considered,'' adding two new hosts to the evening drive-time show.  


On Midwest Week, a national reporter for NPR who's covered Newtown, Ferguson, and many other major stories, visits the Quad Cities.

When NPR listeners tune into national programs, like Morning Edition and All Things Considered, they hear stories from national reporters like Nina Totenberg, and from reporters at member stations.

But how do member stations and NPR work together to deliver stories to the national audience?