Kerry Nolan


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 ShowSoundcheck 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.

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Kerry Nolan appears in the following:

Hospice Chaplin Kerry Egan on Listening, Not Preaching, to the Dying

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Hospice chaplain Kerry Egan discusses her book, "On Living."

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Alexander Hamilton Grabs the Mic at WNYC

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ok, it's not THAT Alexander Hamilton. But in 1956, a descendant of the founding father joined the station to talk about immigration.


American Ballet Theatre Kicks Off Spring Season

Monday, May 09, 2016

Alexei Ratmansky gets a mini-retrospective with productions of "Sleeping Beauty," a premiere of "The Golden Cockerel" and brand new work set to music by Leonard Bernstein.


Review: Nicole Eisenman’s 'Al-ugh-ories'

Friday, May 06, 2016

The show inserts the "ugh" into all the "aah's" of art history and mingles humor with actual attempts at beauty. 

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What Does Sen. Schumer's Opposition to Iran Deal Mean?

Friday, August 07, 2015

Sen. Schumer has been described as the most influential Jewish politician in Congress, but that doesn't mean his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal will jeopardize it. 


Windsor Lawyer: Marriage Ruling a Victory, "But Plenty of Work to Be Done"

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday's Supreme Court decision will have far-reaching implications.


Supreme Court's ACA Ruling: 200,000 NJ Patients Cheer, Republicans Jeer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.


Racing Association Hopes for a Smoother Belmont Stakes This Year

Friday, June 05, 2015

A 90,000-person cap has been set within the park. And the FBI will assist with crowd control.


Cool Enough For Ya?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at leas...

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Nuclear Diplomacy in Vienna; The Crisis in the Middle East and U.S.spies in Germany

Monday, July 14, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside and beyond the Beltway.

The New NSA Director's Take on Snowden; The "New Caliphate" and President Obama's Plan For Immigrant Children

Monday, June 30, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside the Beltway and beyond.


The Crisis in Iraq Deepens and Congress Looks at Domestic Spying Legislation

Monday, June 23, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news in and beyond the Beltway.

The Crisis in Iraq; the Fallout on Capitol Hill and Whatever Happened to Sanctions on Russia?

Monday, June 16, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the week's news from Washington.

The U.S. - Taliban Prisoner Swap and the Crisis at the Veteran's Administration

Monday, June 02, 2014

Kerry Nolan sits down with the New York Times' David Sanger to discuss the latest developments from Washington.

Massimo Vignelli, Designer of Iconic NYC Subway Map, Dies

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

His version — colorful lines against a white background, only a nod to geography — was in use for much of the 1970s and lives on in the MTA's Weekender map.

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Russia's Move on Ukraine and Washington's Reaction

Monday, March 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about this weekend's move by Russian troops into the Crimea, the White House's reaction, and what happens going forward.

Snowden's Access to NSA Files, How the Olympics Are Burnishing Russia's Image, and Gay Marriage on the Federal Level

Monday, February 10, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about how easily NSA leaker Edward Snowden was able to collect so much data; we turn to Sochi for a look at Russia's image here in the US and back home, the Attorney General is set to make an announcement on same-sex marriage.

Cooperation on Capitol Hill; President Obama's Executive Orders and What the U-S Hopes For During the Sochi Olympics

Monday, February 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about what, aside from security, the U-S hopes to take away from the Olympics; how President Obama will try to further his agenda without Congressional help and how there may actually be some cooperation on Capitol Hill with respect to immigration.

Syria's Rocky Peace Talks; America's Rocky Road Out of Afghanistan; and President Obama's State of The Union Message

Monday, January 27, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the way out of Afghanistan, the shaky start to peace talks with Syria's government and its' rebel forces and he'll preview President Obama's State of The Union speech.

Iran's Cooperation With U.N. Inspectors and President Obama's Plan For The NSA

Monday, January 20, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about Iran's cooperation with U.N. nuclear inspectors and whether that means economic sanctions will be lifted; and Sanger takes a look at Friday's speech by President Obama, in which he lays out a plan for future intelligence gathering.