Steve Inskeep

Steven Alan Inskeep[1] (/ˈɪnskp/; born June 16, 1968) is an American journalist who is currently a host of Morning Edition and Up First on National Public Radio. Prior to being host of Morning Edition, Inskeep covered the Pentagon, the 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the U.S. Senate, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and was host of Weekend All Things Considered.[2]

Steve Inskeep
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Inskeep at the 2011 Texas Book Festival.
Born
Steven Alan Inskeep

(1968-06-16) June 16, 1968 (age 52)
Spouse(s)
Carolee Gabel
(m. 1993)
Children2
Career
ShowMorning Edition
NetworkNPR
Previous show(s)All Things Considered

Inskeep is the author of three books: Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi (2011), "Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab" (2015), and "Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War" (2020).[3][4][5]

Early life and educationEdit

Inskeep was raised in Carmel, Indiana, graduated from Carmel High School, and graduated Phi Kappa Phi from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky, in 1990.[6][7] His first professional experience in radio was a stint as a sportscaster at WMKY-FM in Morehead.[6]

CareerEdit

Inskeep was hired by NPR in 1996. His first full-time assignment was the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire.[8]

Notable workEdit

Date Title Notes
2005 Oil Money Divides Nigeria[9] received a 2006 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
with other members of NPR
2009 Transcript: Obama's Full Interview With NPR[10] Barack Obama
Michele Norris
2009 Ahmadinejad: Holocaust 'Opinion Of Just A Few'[11][12] Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Bijan Khajepour[13]
2010 Along The Grand Trunk Road: Coming Of Age In India And Pakistan[14] Grand Trunk Road
2012 Revolutionary Road Trip[15] Arab Spring
Arab Spring concurrent incidents
from Carthage to Cairo
2014 Borderland: Dispatches From The U.S.-Mexico Boundary[16] Mexico–United States border
2014 Transcript And Audio: President Obama's Full NPR Interview[17] at United States Military Academy
after Commencement speech[18]

BibliographyEdit

Title Year Publisher ISBN
Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi 2011 Penguin, New York, NY 9781594203152
Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab 2015 Penguin, New York, NY 9781594205569
Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped The West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War 2020 Penguin Press

Personal lifeEdit

Inskeep married Carolee Gabel in 1993.[1] They have a daughter who was born in 2005.[6] In 2012, they adopted a second child from China. Steve Inskeep himself was also adopted.[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "WEDDINGS; Carolee Gabel, Steven Inskeep". The New York Times. June 20, 1993. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  2. ^ "Steve Inskeep". NPR.
  3. ^ Inskeep, Steve (2011). Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi. Penguin. ISBN 978-1-101-54793-9.
  4. ^ "History review: 'Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab,' by Steve Inskeep". The Dallas Morning News. June 13, 2015.
  5. ^ Maslin, Janet (January 14, 2020). "The Man Who Mapped the West, and the Wife Who Made Him Famous". The New York Times.
  6. ^ a b c "Inskeep bio at NPR.org". NPR.org. 20 April 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  7. ^ Class of 1990 Spring Commencement. Morehead State University. 1990. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  8. ^ "Steve Inskeep : NPR". NPR.org. 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Oil Money Divides Nigeria : NPR". NPR.org. 2005. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Transcript: Obama's Full Interview With NPR". NPR.org. 1 June 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  11. ^ "Ahmadinejad: Holocaust 'Opinion Of Just A Few'". NPR.org. 25 September 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  12. ^ "Transcript: NPR Interviews Mahmoud Ahmadinejad". NPR.org. 24 September 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  13. ^ "Bijan Khajehpour released – an update". Reuters. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  14. ^ "Along The Grand Trunk Road: Coming Of Age In India And Pakistan : NPR". NPR.org. 19 May 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  15. ^ "Revolutionary Road Trip". NPR.org. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  16. ^ "Borderland: Dispatches From The U.S.-Mexico Boundary : NPR". NPR.org. 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  17. ^ "Transcript And Audio: President Obama's Full NPR Interview". NPR.org. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  18. ^ "Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony". whitehouse.gov. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  19. ^ "NPR Host Steve Inskeep on His Two Adoptions". newsweek.com. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2014.

External linksEdit

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Preceded by
Bob Edwards
Host of Morning Edition
2004-present (co-host with Renée Montagne (2004-2016), David Greene (2012-present) and Rachel Martin (2016-present))
Succeeded by
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