Tell Me More is a National Public Radiointerview show hosted by journalistMichel Martin. Tell Me More was first introduced in a novel way; it was made available online in December 2006 through an "open piloting" program called "Rough Cuts." Martin and the show's producers provided a regular podcast and blog on NPR's website, testing show ideas, offering sample segments, and soliciting user feedback. It began broadcasting on April 30, 2007.
Regular contributors include nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette; writer Jimi Izrael; human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar; "Money Coach" Alvin Hall. Jimi Izrael moderates a weekly all-male segment called "The Barbershop", covering topics related to minority communities. Other segments include:
"Faith Matters", a forum of spiritual leaders from some of the major faith traditions discussing issues of public concern
"Moms", featuring parents sharing opinions on family issues, with contributors Jolene Ivey, Leslie Morgan Steiner, Asra Nomani and Dani Tucker
"Political Chat", a roundtable of analysts, editorial writers and columnists
"Wisdom Watch", featuring "elder statespeople," scholars, and activists