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Jordan-Marie Smith

Producer, All Things Considered

Jordan-Marie Smith is a producer with NPR's All Things Considered.

She returned to the flagship evening news program in January 2024 after serving as a founding producer with the Washington Post's daily news podcast Post Reports since 2018. There, she made impactful and original reporting like a multimedia project about how opioids decimated a friend group from her Greenville, North Carolina high school.

Smith came back to All Things Considered after 8 years in journalism at McClatchy and The Post. She interned at Weekend Edition in 2014 and worked with the Washington Desk, Morning Edition, and All Things Considered. She produces host interviews with senators like Democrat Mark Warner, authors like Boy Erased's Garrard Conley, and notable celebrities like Pat Benatar. Smith also produces her own reporting projects on subjects aligned with culture, social media, and issues surrounding the global majority.

Smith hails from Greenville, North Carolina, spent her first four years of life on a religious commune and has shaken the Queen of England's hand when she was a baby in Bermuda. When she's not considering all the things, Smith volunteers at a local library's fundraising arm, serves as her college paper's advisory board member, and scrolls through PetFinder for the perfect pet.

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Wednesday

This 'venom manager' says rattlesnakes are misunderstood

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Monday

What could be next for Iran after President Raisi's death

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Thursday

The brown pelican crisis of 2024 is here

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Monday

This film festival spotlights efforts to preserve and discover lost movies

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Thursday

Sexual abuse hotlines see a surge in calls after Weinstein's overturned conviction

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Friday

What Taylor Swift's cultural impact looks like to fans

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Tuesday

Visually impaired Boston Marathon runner and his guide give an update on race

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Sunday

How a visually impaired marathoner will compete in Boston

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Tuesday

A two-spot octopus, like the type an Oklahoma family brought home as a pet. Angelina Komatovich hide caption

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Terrance the octopus came to live with a family. Then she laid dozens of eggs

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Friday

Garrard Conley's novel "All the World Beside" combines faith and love

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Tuesday

Kelsey Russell has grown a following online by reading news articles from print publications. Demarko Hooper hide caption

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She reads the newspaper on TikTok — and her videos are going viral

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Friday

Mexico could strong-arm Biden over Texas' immigration law SB4

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Wednesday

(From left) Nicole Daniels, DeAndre Brown and Lisa Beasley take a sharp and often satirical look at modern office culture, sharing their videos on TikTok, where these screenshots were taken. NPR hide caption

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They lampoon American corporate culture — and the internet is here for it

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Tuesday

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This senator tells NPR why he's leading a charge against TikTok — and what comes next

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Monday

This 23-year-old media literacy influencer wants you to read the paper

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Monday

Maryland Sen. Van Hollen says Biden could pressure Israel to let more aid through

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Sunday

The rise of 'cubicle comedians'

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Friday

All hail the SPAM King: California town holds 25th annual festival honoring the meat

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Friday

Thousands of Palestinians try to survive Israel strikes on Rafah

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Wednesday

A woman dries a baby in a towel after giving the infant a bath inside a tent at a camp for displaced Palestinians in Rafah, in southern Gaza, on Jan. 18. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From the hospital to a tent in hours — what it's like giving birth in Gaza now

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Monday

"I think we came about precisely from just goofing around and having fun," bassist Chester Hansen (second from right) says. "And we're still just goofin'." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We're Contemporary People': BADBADNOTGOOD's Mixed Bag Of Inspiration

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Saturday

A horse makes his way through the pre-dawn fog at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans in 2010. The Fair Grounds barn area opened earlier than normal this season to accommodate horses traveling from recently concluded meets at Arlington Park and Evangeline Downs. Alexander Barkoff/AP hide caption

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