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Award-winning journalist Deepa Fernandes is joining NPR and WBUR’s Here & Now, the live midday news program distributed nationwide, as the show’s third host. On Monday, October 10th she will make her debut alongside Robin Young and Scott Tong.
She joins Here & Now from the San Francisco Chronicle where she was an immigration correspondent and senior newsroom advisor on Race and Equity. Prior to that, she was a freelance correspondent for KCET-TV, BBC, PRI, NPR and Marketplace. Fernandes also spent time at Southern California Public Radio, WBAI Radio in New York, the Pacifica Network News in New York City. She’s also worked with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Public Radio International.
A live production of NPR and WBUR, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day.
You can congratulate Fernandes via Twitter.