Tom Gjelten (pron.: /ˈdʒɛltən/) is a correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR) news. Gjelten has worked for NPR since 1982, when he joined the organization as a labor and education reporter. More recently he has covered diplomatic and national security issues, based at NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters.
Gjelten and his colleagues at NPR received a Peabody Award in 2004 for "The War in Iraq".
 Early life and education
Gjelten is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and began his professional career as a public school teacher at the North Haven Community School, North Haven, Maine and as a freelance writer.
Gjelten resides in Arlington, Virginia, with his wife, ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Martha Raddatz.
 Books by Gjelten
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