Rachel Martin (broadcast journalist)

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Rachel Martin is an American journalist and the current host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.[1]


She graduated from University of Puget Sound, and Columbia University.

She was a producer and reporter for KQED. In 2003, Martin was a freelance reporter in Afghanistan, for NPR. In 2005-2007, she was foreign correspondent for NPR.[2] In 2007, she covered the Virginia Tech shooting. In 2008, she was a correspondent for ABC News.[3] In 2010,Martin was National Security Correspondent for NPR. She took over as host of Weekend Edition Sunday in 2012, shortly after longtime host Liane Hansen stepped down.


  1. ^ "NPR: Rachel Martin hosts "Weekend Edition Sunday"". U.T. San Diego. December 8, 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rachel Martin". NPR. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Rachel Martin". ABC News. December 10, 2008. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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