NPR producer / mama x 3

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Biography

I am a producer at NPR.org and I primarily work on national news stories. I joined the Digital News staff in 2007 after earning my master's degree in Interactive Journalism at American University.

I am drawn to clever storytelling and striking visuals. I also like reading about food, babies and P...

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@heidiglenn — 1,285 followers, 1,637 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

I dreamed of a headline for a story I'm working on that isn't crazy or awful

Sep 16, 2017

Pretty shocked that my second and third kids' 1st words weren't "wait a minute"

Sep 15, 2017

I amend this to add that a big portion is spent flipping clean little pants and shirts inside out

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was my high school tennis team's manager, and I'd call in results to the local paper. To see that conversation in print gave me a buzz!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on an IBM Selectric in high school and frequently say it was the best class I've ever taken.

How is social media changing news?

The pace of news has become blinding fast.And it has become a new tool for journalists to find stories and sources.

Gracie Award

2011 - Outstanding Portrait/Biography

DuPont-Columbia Award

2008 - Excellence In Broadcast Journalism