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Graham Smith

Senior Producer, All Things Considered

Graham Smith is a senior producer for NPR's All Things Considered.

Every day his responsibilities range from investigation and research, production, field recording, running the program, reporting, and photography.

Smith has worked all over the United States. Overseas Smith has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he produced award-winning coverage of an IED attack and its aftermath in Kandahar.

After joining NPR in December 2002, Smith spent six years as supervising senior producer for NPR's All Things Considered. Before NPR, Smith was the senior producer and director on The Connection and Here and Now, programs produced by WBUR, an NPR Member Station in Boston. He served as director of the Christian Science Monitor's Monitor Radio from 1995-1997.

During the course of his career, Smith has received many accolades including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award and the Edward R Murrow Investigative Reporting award for his work with Youth Radio. Smith also received the Edward R. Murrow award for Hard News for his work in Afghanistan, the George Foster Peabody award for work with Youth Radio, and he was a Pew Gatekeeper Fellow.

Smith studied English and history at the University of New Hampshire.

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The Prostitutes Are Not Happy. Neither Are Brides. Sex, Love And Ebola

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The Afghan Local Police is a semi-volunteer force. They are minimally paid and minimally trained, and when the Americans leave, they will be left to defend their country on their own. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Pacifies An Afghan Village, But Will It Stay That Way?

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Thomas Jefferson's Vegetable Garden: A Thing Of Beauty And Science

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A U.S. Marine Osprey at Camp Leatherneck in southern Afghanistan. The aircraft suffered multiple problems when it was being developed, but is now getting praise from those flying it.

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The Osprey: Good Reviews, But A Costly Program

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Battalion Chaplain Gary Lewis says a prayer over the Stryker where Spc. Aaron Aamot and Spc. Gary Gooch died the previous day. The wheels were still burning, and the soldiers later had a difficult time pulling the massive vehicle out of the blast crater. Graham Smith/NPR hide caption

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Soldiers Pick Up Wreckage After Afghanistan Bombing

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HBO Documentary Spotlights Slain Afghan 'Fixer'

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Marines Seek To Forge Bonds While Pursuing Taliban

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Targets On Their Backs, Marines Enter Afghan Town

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Marines Battles Taliban In Helmand Valley

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U.S. Military Launches 'Strike Of The Sword'

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Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Deploy In Afghanistan

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