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Brian Naylor

Correspondent, Washington Desk

NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk. In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies.

With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has served as National Desk correspondent, White House correspondent, congressional correspondent, foreign correspondent, and newscaster during All Things Considered. He has filled in as host on many NPR programs, including Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and Talk of the Nation.

During his NPR career, Naylor has covered many major world events, including political conventions, the Olympics, the White House, Congress, and the mid-Atlantic region. Naylor reported from Tokyo in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, from New Orleans following the BP oil spill, and from West Virginia after the deadly explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine.

While covering the U.S. Congress in the mid-1990s, Naylor's reporting contributed to NPR's 1996 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award for political reporting.

Before coming to NPR in 1982, Naylor worked at NPR Member Station WOSU in Columbus, Ohio, and at a commercial radio station in Maine.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maine.

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White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during the impeachment trial against President Trump in the Senate on Tuesday. Senate Television via Getty Images hide caption

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White House counsel Pat Cipollone departs the Senate following defense arguments by the Republicans in the impeachment trial of President Trump. The trial resumed on Monday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Lead House manager Adam Schiff speaks to the press at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday ahead of the second day of President Trump's impeachment trial. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Wants To Move The U.S. Secret Service Back To Treasury

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House To Vote Wednesday To Send Impeachment Articles To Senate

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