Kerry Nolan anchors the morning newscasts on WQXR. She came to WNYC in 1993 and has been local host for Weekend All Things Considered and Weekend Edition Saturday and Sunday. She has filled in as guest host on WNYC produced programs including The Brian Lehrer Show, The Leonard Lopate Show, Soundcheck and On the Media.
She also spent many late nights filing breaking news stories for NPR. In 2005, Kerry left WNYC to host a lifestyle talk show for the Martha Stewart channel on Sirius/XM, but returned to her radio news roots in 2008. Her radio career began in Boston as producer and voice talent at the legendary rock station WBCN. She lives on the Jersey shore with her husband and son.
Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about how the late Nelson Mandela was viewed by the West during the Cold War years; Germany hasn't let the furor over the NSA's alleged wiretapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel die down and the US unemployment rate has finally dropped to 7 percent.
Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the difficulty in finding a place to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile; DC's local insurance commissioner was sacked after he made a negative remark about the ACA website and remembering JFK, 50 years after his assassination.
In this week's Washington Report, Kerry Nolan speaks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the rocky rollout of Obamacare and the possible reining-in of the National Security Agency's computer and phone sweeps. Also, former President Clinton's ex-fundraiser is ahead in the polls as the Democratic candidate for Senate in Virginia. What makes this race so unusual?
Novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard, whose prose took readers and movie goers from the Wild West to America's urban underworld died Tuesday. He was 87 years old.
Host Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sangerabout President Obama's plan to provide greater oversight when it comes to government surveillance programs; we look at drone strikes in Yemen and what that means in the war on terror and Congress left for its' summer break without dealing with the budget. Has the sequester really hurt the economy?
Kerry Nolan speaks with New York Times' chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the story behind the closure of 19 Embassies and missions in the Middle East and elsewhere in Africa; also, what happens to US/Russia relations now that Edward Snowden has been given temporary asylum in Russia; and Congress starts its' summer break without resolving key budget issues. What happens when they get back?
Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about whether Detroit's bankruptcy sets a dangerous precedent for municipal workers. He'll also take a look at Secretary of State John Kerry's attempts to restart Middle East peace talks and he remembers White House reporter Helen Thomas, who covered every president since JFK.
This week, Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times' Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the Obama administration's reaction to the Zimmerman trial, about so-called computer vulnerabilities and why they are so valuable to governments and about whether new elections in Egypt will be held sooner than later.
In this week's edition of The Washington Report, Kerry Nolan speaks with David Sanger about the ongoing saga of Edward Snowden, the man who has admitted leaking secrets about the NSA's electronic surveillance program. He also looks at the final day of the current Supreme Court term and the cases the judges are set to rule on.
In this week's Washington Report online, Kerry Nolan talks with David Sanger about whether the election of Iran's new President really means a moderation of the hard-line government; what happens now that the US is arming Syrian rebels and just how transparent the NSA is likely to get in the wake of the surveillance leaks.