Michel McQueen Martin spent more than a decade covering politics and policy for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post before she joined ABC News in September 1992; primary assignment is ABC News "Nightline"; a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ms. Martin was graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College at Harvard University in 1980.
Michel Martin appears in the following:
Sunday, October 10, 2021
In a wide-ranging interview with NPR's Michel Martin, Rep. Adam Schiff discusses his regrets from President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial and his relationship with his GOP colleagues.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton, who delivers his first album in five years with the help of some friends including Jennifer Hudson.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
When covering the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shooting, NPR's Ari Shapiro realized he had visited years prior. He tells host Michel Martin how that changed the way he covered the story.
Sunday, May 30, 2021
A reflection on the pandemic, the Tulsa Race Massacre and grief.
Saturday, May 08, 2021
Millions of women have left the workforce during the pandemic as schools stopped in-person learning. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says the recovery hinges on women returning to work.
Friday, May 07, 2021
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Marcia Fudge, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about the new $21.6 billion in emergency rental assistance the Biden administration announced on Friday.
Sunday, May 02, 2021
The comedian says he sees himself as a "forever student" and his show, United Shades of America, is sort of like "Sesame Street for grown-ups." The sixth season premieres Sunday on CNN.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
"I never want people to feel like fantasy and romance and magic and adventure belong to just one kind of person," the fantasy author says. A new Netflix series is adapted from her works.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii — one of the most outspoken Democrats in Congress — wasn't always so vociferous. She says her story, detailed in a new memoir, has driven her to "stand up to bullies."
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Duckworth was raised by a Thai-Chinese mom and American soldier dad before becoming a decorated veteran who lost both legs in combat; she was also the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Recent mass shootings follow a deadly pattern, data show: 98% of perpetrators are male. Psychologist Jillian Peterson breaks down why that is and ways to disrupt the pathways to violence.
Sunday, March 14, 2021
The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist tells NPR "I don't think the understanding of climate change is nearly as deep as it needs to be."
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Generations of systemic discrimination have decimated the number of Black farmers in the U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about new funding for debt relief.
Monday, March 08, 2021
In February, an album topped the iTunes Christian album charts unexpectedly – it was Preacher's Kid, in which Grace Semler Baldridge addresses the depths and limitations of Christian culture.
Saturday, March 06, 2021
Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to lead the World Trade Organization. She talked with NPR about the WTO's role in improving access to vaccines and says there's "no doubt" that the WTO needs reforms.
Sunday, January 24, 2021
In a memoir, Cicely Tyson recalls an improbable journey through a six-decade career. She says several roles "hurt me deeply because it happened simply because of the color of my skin and my sex."
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
At the U.S. Capitol, Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th president. NPR special coverage includes Lady Gaga singing the National Anthem, swearing in of Biden and Kamala Harris, and Biden's speech.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
As the inauguration nears, the Capitol has become a fortress. The fences surrounding it, writes NPR's Michel Martin, "are the hallmarks of a country at war, and most tragically, at war with itself."