Steve Inskeep

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Steve Inskeep
Steve inskeep.jpg
Inskeep at the 2011 Texas Book Festival.
Born (1968-06-16) June 16, 1968 (age 46)
Show Morning Edition
Network NPR
Previous show(s) All Things Considered

Steve Inskeep (/ˈɪnskp/; born June 16, 1968) is one of the current hosts of Morning Edition on National Public Radio. He, along with co-host Renée Montagne, were assigned as interim hosts to succeed Bob Edwards after NPR reassigned Edwards to Senior Correspondent after April 30, 2004. Inskeep and Montagne were officially named hosts of Morning Edition in December 2004. Prior to being host of Morning Edition, he was NPR's transportation correspondent and the host of Weekend All Things Considered.

Inskeep is the author of Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi[1] published in October 2011. The book looks at changes in Karachi, Pakistan as it grew dramatically in the second half of the Twentieth Century. Inskeep has made several trips to Pakistan in his role at NPR.[2]

Inskeep was raised in Carmel, Indiana, and graduated from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky in 1990. His first professional experience in radio was a stint as a sportscaster at WMKY-FM in Morehead.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Inskeep and his wife, Carolee, have a daughter, Ava, who was born in 2005.[3]

Media offices
Preceded by
Bob Edwards
Host of Morning Edition
2004-present (co-host with Renée Montagne)
Succeeded by


  1. ^ ISBN 978-1-59420-315-2
  2. ^ "Steve Inskeep On The Growing Pains Of An 'Instant City'". 13 October 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Inskeep bio at". 20 April 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 

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