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As NPR’s original flagship newsmagazine, All Things Considered brings audiences the biggest stories, thoughtful commentaries, and insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment —all brought alive through sound. All Things Considered sponsorship is available for the two-hour weekday show, hosted by Mary Louise Kelly, Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro and Ailsa Chang.

Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. The newsmagazine has won major awards, including the Peabody and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

Michel Martin hosts Weekend All Things Considered, an hour-long newsmagazine airing on Saturday and Sunday evenings. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.

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Spotlight on the hosts of All Things Considered

Award-winning journalist Ailsa Chang co-hosts All Things Considered and is a correspondent for NPR’s Planet Money. Previously, she was a congressional correspondent with NPR’s Washington desk. She landed in public radio after practicing law for a few years.

Prior to NPR, Chang was an investigative reporter at NPR Member station WNYC, focusing on criminal justice and legal affairs, and a reporter and producer for KQED.

Chang has earned a string of national awards for her work. In 2012, she was honored with the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton for her investigation into the New York City Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” policy and allegations of unlawful marijuana arrests by officers

Mary Louise Kelly is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR’s award-winning afternoon newsmagazine. She assumed the role in January 2018. Kelly’s first assignment at NPR was as senior editor of  All Things Considered, and notably she launched NPR’s intelligence beat in 2004. Her reporting for the national security team allowed her to travel extensively, investigating foreign policy and the military. In 2013, Her debut espionage novel on the topic, Anonymous Sources, was published by Simon and Schuster. Before joining NPR, Kelly worked for CNN, PRI, and the BBC World Service. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington PostPoliticoWashingtonianThe Atlantic, and other publications. 

Audie Cornish has been co-host of All Things Considered since 2013. She was previously host of Weekend Edition Sunday on NPR. Before coming to NPR, Cornish was a reporter for Boston’s award-winning public radio station WBUR. In 2005, Cornish shared in a first prize in the National Awards for Education Writing for “Reading, Writing, and Race,” a study of the achievement gap.

Ari Shapiro joined as a weekday co-host of All Things Considered in 2015. Shapiro was previously NPR’s International Correspondent based in London, from where he traveled the world covering a range of topics for NPR. Shapiro joined NPR’s international desk in 2014 after four years as White House Correspondent during President Obama’s first and second terms. He was NPR Justice Correspondent for five years during the Bush Administration. The Columbia Journalism Review honored him with a laurel for his investigation into disability benefits for injured American veterans.

Kelly McEvers, co-host of All Things Considered, is also host of Embedded. McEvers was previously a national correspondent based at NPR West. Prior to that, McEvers ran NPR’s Beirut bureau, where she earned a George Foster Peabody award, an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia award, a Gracie award, and an Overseas Press Club mention for her 2012 coverage of the Syrian conflict.

Michel Martin, weekend host of All Things Considered, also hosts “Michel Martin: Going There,” outside of the studio. Martin came to NPR in 2006 and launched Tell Me More, a one hour daily NPR news and talk show that aired on NPR stations nationwide from 2007-2014. Martin has been honored by numerous organizations and in 2002, she was awarded a Silver Gavel Award, given by the American Bar Association.

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