Melissa Block

Melissa Block hosts NPR's news magazine All Things Considered, public radio's longest-running national program, with Robert Siegel and Michele Norris. She became co-host in 2003 -– 18 years after first joining the program as an editorial assistant. Block has covered many national and international events for NPR, including September 11th, the aftermath of the Kosovo war, and the Virginia Tech shootings. Block graduated from Harvard University in 1983 with a degree in French history and literature, and spent the following year as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Geneva.