Tonya Mosley

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Tonya Mosley
Tonya Mosley Podcast Host.jpg
Mosley at Stanford University, 2015
Alma materUniversity of Missouri
OccupationBroadcast journalist
Years active1998-
Known forHere and Now
Notable work
Beyond Ferguson, Black Seattle

Tonya Mosley is an Emmy and Murrow award-winning radio and television journalist and podcaster.[1][2] Mosley co-hosts NPR and WBUR's midday talk show Here & Now along with Robin Young and Scott Tong.[3][4] In 2015, she was awarded the John S. Knight journalism fellowship at Stanford.[3] She hosts the podcast Truth Be Told, an advice show about race from KQED.[5]

Mosley won an Emmy Award in 2016 for her televised piece "Beyond Ferguson," and a national Edward R. Murrow award for her public radio series "Black in Seattle."[6] In 2010 Tonya Mosley created The popular site focused on healthy living, social justice, mental well-being, natural hair and building wealth for women of color.[7]

Before public radio and podcasting Mosley worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at NBC33 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, FOX 41 in Louisville, Kentucky, KING 5 in Seattle and behind the scenes as a producer in several markets including Columbia, Missouri, Lansing, Michigan, Flint, Michigan and Detroit, Michigan.[8] Mosley reported for Al Jazeera America and KUOW.[9] She has also been the Silicon Valley chief of San Francisco's public radio station KQED.[3]

Mosley is originally from Detroit.[10]


  1. ^ Vincenty, Samantha (2019-05-31). "The Best New Podcasts of 2019". Oprah Magazine. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  2. ^ "Interview with Tonya Mosley – New Co-Host of "Here & Now"". Entertainment Today. 2019-11-08. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  3. ^ a b c "Mosley New Co-Host For "Here And Now"". Radio Ink. 2019-06-05. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  4. ^ "Scott Tong named 'Here & Now' co-host". Current.
  5. ^ Joho, Jess. "12 excellent podcasts with black hosts for pop culture, politics, or history fans". Mashable. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  6. ^ "WBUR & NPR Name Tonya Mosley As Third Co-host Of Here & Now". Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  7. ^ "The New Naturalista - TONYA MOSLEY". Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  8. ^ Remington, Jason. "NPR Adds Tonya Mosley To Midday Program". Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  9. ^ "Seattle Voices with Tonya Mosley -". Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  10. ^ "'Nothing Stops Detroit': A City Mourns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, But Finds Strength In Community". LookUp Detroit. 2020-04-28. Retrieved 2020-08-03.