Murray, Norris Get Friday Featured

Highlights from two Hotline Friday Features:

    Michele Norris began hosting NPR’s “All Things Considered,” public radio’s longest-running national program, in Dec. ’02. Before coming to NPR, Norris was a corr. for ABC News. She has also reported for the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times. Norris is a four-time Pulitzer Prize entrant. But today she’s our Friday Feature:

    What’s your most embarrassing on-the-job moment? (Or as embarrassing as you’d like to reveal?)

    Saying…”This is All Things Considered from NPR News, I’m Robert Siegel.”

    When I got off the air there was a message from my mom saying…”GET SOME REST!!!!!!!!”


    I dropped my pager in the toilet while traveling on Air Force One. It was on the way to an APAC summit in Washington State. When we arrived they handed it back to me inside a Ziploc bag with the presidential seal.

And from the very serious Shaliagh Murray:

    Shailagh Murray has covered Congress for the Washington Post since ’05. Murray was previously a cong. reporter for the Wall Street Journal and a WSJ foreign corr. based in Prague and Brussels. She covered the ’08 Obama campaign, the ’04 Kerry campaign and the ’06 cong. midterms, but likes writing about tax bills as much as politics. But today Murray’s our Friday Feature: …

    If you could have any other job besides the one you have now, what would it be?

    Public health doctor. …

    What reality TV show could you win?

    I am not a TV person.