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Domenico Montanaro

Lead Editor, Politics & Digital Audience

Domenico Montanaro is NPR's lead editor for politics and digital audience. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs political coverage across the network's broadcast and digital platforms.

Before joining NPR in 2015, Montanaro served as political director and senior producer for politics and law at PBS NewsHour. There, he led domestic political and legal coverage, which included the 2014 midterm elections, the Supreme Court and the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

Prior to PBS NewsHour, Montanaro was deputy political editor at NBC News, where he covered two presidential elections and reported and edited for the network's political blog, "First Read." He has also worked at CBS News, ABC News, The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey, and has taught high-school English.

Montanaro earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University

A native of Queens, N.Y., Montanaro is a die-hard Mets fan and college-basketball junkie.

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Trump Gains Enough Delegates For GOP Presidential Nomination
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General Election Polls Show Tightening Race Between Trump, Clinton
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Sanders Wins Oregon Primary, Clinton Has A Slim Lead In Kentucky
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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Eye General Election After Key Primary Wins
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Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, gave an outline of his worldview and foreign policy goals in an address in Washington Wednesday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Hillary Clinton addresses supporters after winning four of five Northeastern states Tuesday night. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Conflicting Interpretations Add To Mystique Of GOP Convention
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