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Juana Summers

Host, All Things Considered

Juana Summers is a co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, alongside Ailsa Chang, Ari Shapiro and Mary Louise Kelly. She joined All Things Considered in June 2022.

Summers previously spent more than a decade covering national politics, most recently as NPR's political correspondent covering race, justice and politics.

She covered the 2012, 2016 and 2020 presidential elections, and has also previously covered Congress for NPR. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications across multiple platforms, including Politico, CNN, Mashable and The Associated Press.

In 2016, Summers was a fellow at the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service.

She got her start in public radio at KBIA in Columbia, Mo., on the campus of the University of Missouri. She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, and is originally from Kansas City, Mo.

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Encore: Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on her book, 'New Standards'

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A part of a memorial is seen outside of Club Q on Tuesday in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire inside the LGBTQ+ club on Saturday, killing five people. Chet Strange/Getty Images hide caption

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Army veteran who stopped Club Q shooter wanted to protect everyone inside like family

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Colorado State Rep. says the Club Q shooting shows the impact of anti-LGBTQ actions

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Army veteran who confronted the Colorado Springs shooter describes his experience

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Colorado authorities confirmed the identities of the victims of the club shooting

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Artist Patti Smith on her latest photography book 'A Book of Days'

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What families can do to avoid the RSV surge ahead of the holidays

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Former first lady Michelle Obama talks to Life Kit about her new book The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times Photograph by Mito Habe Evans/NPR; Collage by Life Kit hide caption

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Michelle Obama's best advice on marriage, parenting and being your authentic self

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NPR All Things Considered host Juana Summers (left) speaks with former First Lady Michelle Obama about her new book, The Light We Carry. Langston Sessoms/NPR hide caption

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Watch: Michelle Obama tells young people to be 'rageful' — but have a plan

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In a post-midterm world, can you govern a divided nation?

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The state of hip-hop in Atlanta after the death of rapper Takeoff

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This elderly African penguin wears special shoes to treat its foot condition

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D.H. Peligro, drummer for punk band the Dead Kennedys, died Friday at age 63

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A pollster on what Democrats need to do to mobilize Black male voters

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What civil rights leaders heard from Elon Musk about curbing hate and lies on Twitter

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