Nora Raum is a part-time newscaster at NPR.
As a newscaster, Raum writes five minute round-ups of world and national news and delivers each newscast live. NPR Newscasts air on more than 790 stations and are heard by 25.5 million listeners every week.
Before coming to NPR in 1987, Raum was a reporter for Associated Press Broadcast reporting on Congress, the Supreme Court, Presidential elections and major federal trials.
In her day job, Raum practices law in Arlington, VA. As an attorney in a solo practice, she focuses on bankruptcy.
In addition to her work in journalism and law, Raum is an author. Her book, Surviving Personal Bankruptcy: Your Guide to the Personal, Financial and Legal Issues, was published by Gotham Books in 2005.
To earn both her undergraduate degree from American University in Washington, D.C., and her law degree from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA, Raum went to school at night while working full time.