Meet the NPR Hosts
The hosts of All Things Considered bring you stories and reports from throughout the United States and around the world. They interview newsmakers, hear from NPR and local station reporters, and contribute their own reporting — all to bring you the biggest stories and insightful features of the day in arts, life, music and entertainment.
Ari Shapiro has hosted All Things Considered since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.
Shapiro has reported from above the Arctic Circle and aboard Air Force One. He has covered wars in Iraq, Ukraine, and Israel, and he has filed stories from dozens of countries and most of the 50 states.
Mary Louise Kelly
Mary Louise Kelly spent a decade as national security correspondent for NPR News. And she's kept that focus in her role as anchor of All Things Considered, taking listeners to Russia, North Korea and beyond. Her past reporting has tracked the CIA and other spy agencies, terrorism, wars and rising nuclear powers. Since launching NPR's intelligence beat in 2004, Kelly's assignments have found her deep in interviews at the Khyber Pass, at mosques in Hamburg, and in grimy Belfast bars.
Juana Summers joined All Things Considered as a co-host in June 2022. Prior to joining the show, she spent more than a decaed as NPR's political correspondent covering race, justice and politics. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications across multiple platforms, including Politico, CNN, Mashable and The Associated Press.
Alisa Chang is an award-winning journalist and former Planet Money correspondent. A former lawyer and law clerk, Chang became a public radio reporter in 2009 focused on criminal justice and legal affairs. She also covered battles over healthcare, immigration, gun control, executive branch appointments and the federal budget as an congressional correspondent for NPR's Washington Desk.