Former NPR Editor Nabbed On Child Porn Charges

The Smoking Gun reports that David Malakoff (46), former science editor and an on-air correspondent for NPR, has been named in a felony criminal information for posession of child pornography.

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Malakoff resigned from his job last June, according to NPR spokesperson Anna Christopher. Prior to his gig at NPR, Malakoff reported at Science magazine, freelance journalist, nonprofit fundraiser, and director of an ecological research organization.

Check out TSG for more details about Malakoff’s alleged criminal activity.

This is the second member of the DC media to be named in child porn posession charges this month. The first was Fox Newser Aaron Bruns.

UPDATE: Malakoff’s Facebook status update as of 6:40pm today: “David Malakoff is thankful for all the compassionate and accepting friends in his life.”