Brian Naylor

NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has served as National Desk correspondent, White House correspondent, congressional correspondent, foreign correspondent and newscaster during All Things Considered. He has filled in as host on many NPR programs, including Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and Talk of the Nation.

During his NPR career, Naylor has covered many of the major world events, including political conventions, the Olympics, the White House, Congress and the mid-Atlantic region. Naylor reported from Tokyo in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, from New Orleans following the BP oil spill, and from West Virginia after the deadly explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine.

While covering the U.S. Congress in the mid-1990s, Naylor's reporting contributed to NPR's 1996 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Journalism award for political reporting.

Before coming to NPR in 1982, Naylor worked at NPR Member Station WOSU in Columbus, Ohio, and at a commercial radio station in Maine.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maine.

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Politics
2:30 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Veterans' Care Emerges As A Key, Bipartisan Issue In Campaign Ads

Campaign ad still from Arkansas congressional candidate Jackie McPherson.
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Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 7:37 am

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Politics
2:30 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy And Hints About Climate

Logbook for the Jeannette, a ship that became trapped in ice, dated Sept. 5, 1879.
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Originally published on Wed September 3, 2014 7:36 am

What can yesterday's weather tell us about how the climate is changing today? That's what an army of volunteers looking at old ships' logs is trying to answer through the Old Weather project.

One of those volunteers — or citizen scientists, as the project calls them — is Kathy Wendolkowski of Gaithersburg, Md.

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Africa
3:48 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Obama Calls On Business To Bridge Divide Between U.S. And Africa

Originally published on Wed August 6, 2014 8:47 am

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Remembrances
3:18 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Jim Brady, Press Secretary Turned Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 6:09 pm

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Around the Nation
8:22 am
Sun August 3, 2014

As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:06 am

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