- Guy Raz will be the new Defense Correspondent. He joins Tom Bowman covering the Pentagon and the military. Guy is a great story teller and a very resourceful reporter. He’s really made his mark on the beat since stepping in in December. Guy brings tremendous international experience to the position, having reported for NPR and CNN from more than 40 countries. He’s been embedded with the military in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo.
- Jason Beaubien will be the new Midwest Correspondent, based in Kansas City. Jason joins us from the Foreign Desk after a distinguished reporting stint in Africa. He’s a great writer and will bring a new reporting perspective to the Midwest. Jason started his reporting career at KQED, before moving to WBUR. He is currently on a fellowship at the University of Michigan, and will take up his new job in early summer.
- Andrea Seabrook has been promoted to Congressional Correspondent. Andrea has blossomed as a reporter since moving to the Hill in 2003.