Susan Stamberg

Susan Stamberg has been a journalist and host with NPR for over 30 years.

In 1972, as the co-host of the fledgling new program All Things Considered, she made broadcast history by becoming the first woman in the country to anchor a national news program. Stamberg, who has been inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame, is currently a Special Correspondent for NPR.

Stamberg received the Third Coast Festival's 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award.


Ask Away

Susan Stamberg, who figures she's conducted some 30,000 interviews in her brief career, plays examples of smart, dumb, informed, innocent, and baggage-laden questions, and discusses how to decide when each is appropriate.