Dave Mistich Dave Mistich is a producer for NPR's Newscasts and a reporter for the Newsdesk.
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Dave Mistich

Dave Mistich

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Originally from Washington, W.Va., Dave Mistich joined NPR part-time as an associate producer for the Newcast unit in September 2019 — after nearly a decade of filing stories for the network as a Member station reporter at West Virginia Public Broadcasting. In July 2021, he also joined the Newsdesk as a part-time reporter.

Since October 2012, Mistich has covered breaking news and state government affairs at WVPB, where he has won regional and national awards, including an Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting. He also had a previous life as a music journalist, documenting the rise of regional acts that came to international prominence, including Tyler Childers.

In his spare time, Mistich plays on the world's best-worst softball team, Chico's Bail Bonds, out of Morgantown, W.Va.

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Manchin and other senators are opposed to plans to overhaul VA health care

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2 Republican incumbents face off in West Virginia's primary on Tuesday

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers acknowledged Tuesday that he had misled some people about his vaccination status, but added, "I stand behind the things that I said." Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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How Manchin's big role in spending bill negotiations is playing back in West Virginia

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In this photo, Lebanon's capital city of Beirut remains in darkness during a power outage in March. Lebanon has had electricity cuts for decades but in recent weeks the small nation suffered severe power cuts over lack of fuel. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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The Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) underway during sea trials in Atlantic Ocean on June 30, 2011. Stocktrek Images/Getty Images/Stocktrek Images hide caption

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