Joel Rose Joel Rose is a National Desk correspondent based at NPR's New York Bureau.

Joel Rose

Correspondent, National Desk

Joel Rose is a National Desk Correspondent based at NPR's New York bureau.

Rose's reporting often focuses on immigration, criminal justice, technology and culture. He's interviewed grieving parents after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, resettled refugees in Buffalo, and a long list of musicians including Solomon Burke, Tom Waits and Arcade Fire.

Rose collaborated with NPR's Planet Money podcast for a story on smart guns. He was part of NPR's award-winning coverage of Pope Francis's visit to the US. He's also contributed to breakings news coverage of the mass shooting at Mother Bethel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, and major protests after the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Florida and Eric Garner in New York.

Before coming to NPR, Rose worked a number of jobs in public radio. He spent a decade in Philadelphia, including six years as a reporter at member station WHYY. He was also a producer at KQED in San Francisco and American Routes in New Orleans.

Rose has a bachelor's degree in history and music from Brown University, where he got his start in broadcasting as an overnight DJ at the college radio station.

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Federal Terrorism Charges Filed Against Manhattan Subway Bombing Suspect

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Investigators Probe Explosion In New York City Pedestrian Tunnel

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Suspect In New York Subway Blast Had 'Low-Tech' Device

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Police: 1 Suspect In Custody In N.Y. Subway Blast

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News Brief: The RNC Supports Roy Moore (Again) And Trump's Travel Ban Is A Go

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Religious leaders and activists from Church World Service hold up a door, closed to refugees, during a protest urging congress to pressure US President Donald Trump to allow more refugees to enter in front of the Capitol in September. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opposition To Refugee Arrivals Keeps Getting Louder

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People attend an orientation class in filing up their application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Oops, We Lost Your DACA Application

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Residents Of Paterson, N.J. — Home To Terror Attack Suspect — Brace For Backlash

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A runner moves past a group of police officers gathered near the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6, 2016. Authorities are increasing the number of officers and other law enforcement personnel for this year's race, in the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attack in the city, in which a truck struck and killed eight bicyclists. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Federal Terrorism Charges Filed Against Suspect In NYC Terror Attack

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Authorities Say Driver In NYC Terror Attack Declared Support For Islamic State

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Several Dead In Manhattan After Driver Plows Down Bike Path

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The Domino Sugar development on the Brooklyn waterfront was redesigned after Sandy to make it more resilient to flooding. SHoP Architects hide caption

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5 Years After Sandy, New York Rebuilds With The Next Flood In Mind

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