Renée Montagne

Host, "Morning Edition," NPR

Renee Montagne is host of “Morning Edition” for NPR. Since beginning as a freelancer in the 1980s, she has worked with virtually every desk at NPR News: national, foreign, science, and arts. In 1987, she was named co-host of “All Things Considered.” She and a team of NPR reporters won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for coverage of South Africa’s historic 1994 elections. Since 9/11, Montagne has made ten extended reporting trips to Afghanistan, profiling Presidents Ghani and Karzai and traveling at times at great risk, and has been honored for her coverage by the Overseas Press Club, the Feminist Majority, and the Gracie Awards.

Videos/Audio of Renée Montagne

Having served as advisor under four different Presidents, both Republican and Democrat, there are few more acquainted... See more
As the historic presidency of Barack Obama comes to a close, we consider how the future will view his leadership. Will... See more
When Obama drew his now infamous “red line” in August of 2012, the world closely observed. Chemical weapons and barrel... See more