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Inskeep at the 2011 Texas Book Festival.
|Born||June 16, 1968|
|Previous show(s)||All Things Considered|
Steve Inskeep (//; born June 16, 1968) is an American journalist who is currently the host of Morning Edition and Up First on National Public Radio. Prior to being host of Morning Edition, Inskeep was NPR's transportation correspondent and the host of Weekend All Things Considered.
Inskeep is the author of Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi, published in October 2011. The book examines the changes associated with the dramatic growth of Karachi, Pakistan, in the second half of the twentieth century. Inskeep has made several trips to Pakistan in his role at NPR.
Inskeep was raised in Carmel, Indiana, and graduated from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky in 1990. His first professional experience in radio was a stint as a sportscaster at WMKY-FM in Morehead. Inskeep was hired by NPR in 1996. His first full-time assignment was the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire.
|Oil Money Divides Nigeria||received a 2006 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award|
with other members of NPR
|2009/06/01||Transcript: Obama's Full Interview With NPR||Barack Obama|
|2009/09/25||Ahmadinejad: Holocaust 'Opinion Of Just A Few'||Mahmoud Ahmadinejad|
|Along The Grand Trunk Road: Coming Of Age In India And Pakistan||Grand Trunk Road|
|Revolutionary Road Trip||Arab Spring|
Arab Spring concurrent incidents
from Carthage to Cairo
|Borderland: Dispatches From The U.S.-Mexico Boundary||Mexico–United States border|
|2014/05/29||Transcript And Audio: President Obama's Full NPR Interview||at United States Military Academy|
after Commencement speech
|Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi||2011||Penguin, New York, NY||9781594203152|
|Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab||2015||Penguin, New York, NY||9781594205569|
Inskeep and his wife, Carolee, have a daughter, Ava, who was born in 2005. In 2012 the Inskeeps traveled to China and adopted Ana Xiao as their second child. Steve Inskeep himself was also raised as an adopted child.
| Host of Morning Edition
2004-present (co-host with Renée Montagne (2004-2016), David Greene (2012-present) and Rachel Martin (2016-present))
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