NPR producer / photographer / mama x 3

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I am a producer at 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 — 1,225 followers, 1,599 tweets

Jul 20, 2017

Corn starch on pre-pan fried seitan = game changer.

Jul 16, 2017

Yay! Thank you, bargaining team for so much hard work and thank you to those who have shown your @sagaftra love and support!

Jul 15, 2017

RT @jackspeer1: Even our old boss at NPR is rooting for a good conclusion to ongoing contract talks. Thnx @vivian #WeMakeNPR TOGETH…

Jul 15, 2017

RT @jackspeer1: In the most powerful 🌃 in the world to represent my NPR members before @sagaftra Nat. We are #unionstrong #WeMakeNPR

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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