Raz covered the conflicts in Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He has reported from more than 50 countries. Raz is also the creator of NPR’s popular segment "Three Minute Fiction." Raz hosted NPR's weekend afternoon news program Weekend All Things Considered from 2009 to 2012. In December 2012, he stepped down from that position in order to expand the TED Radio Hour into a new weekly program to air on NPR beginning in March 2013.