Julie Englander

Weekend Edition Host

Julie Englander is the local host of Weekend Edition on Iowa Public Radio and also serves as a substitute host for Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Midday breaks.

With more than thirty years in radio, Julie has a wide range of experience from producing award winning news stories to interviewing authors on a long-running literary program. She started in commercial radio but joined public radio in the 1980s and has been with Iowa Public Radio since 1988. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa.

Julie’s favorite public radio program is Weekend Edition.

University of Iowa Softball coach Gayle Blevins is the second most winning coach in Division one history. In thirty-one years of coaching, she never had a losing season. She's led her teams to seven Women's College World Series appearances and has won eight Big Ten titles, five of them at Iowa. Blevins retired earlier this year after leading the Hawkeyes for twenty-three years. She explains what she plans to do next.