1A host Joshua Johnson is a rising voice in public radio. He most recently served as creator and host of the provocative public radio series, Truth Be Told, which explored race and identity in America.
Johnson brings cross-platform media experience to 1A, including development of a partnership between Miami’s NPR Member station, WLRN, and The Miami Herald, and his role as morning news host for KQED, San Francisco’s NPR Member station.
Johnson is a professor at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism teaching a course on podcasting.
He frequently moderates public discussions, including a recent live taping of Truth Be Told to encourage open dialogue about race and dating.
Discover more about Joshua Johnson at NPR.org.
Joshua Johnson photo credit: Stephen Voss/Courtesy of WAMU