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Becky Sullivan

Producer, All Things Considered

Becky Sullivan has been a producer for NPR since 2011. She is one of the network's go-to breaking news producers and has been on the ground for many major news stories of the past several years. She traveled to Tehran for the funeral of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani, to Colombia to cover the Zika virus, to Afghanistan for the anniversary of Sept. 11 and to Pyongyang to report on the regime of Kim Jong-Un. She's also reported from around the U.S., including Hurricane Michael in Florida and the mass shooting in San Bernardino.

In her role with All Things Considered, Sullivan is regularly the lead broadcast producer, and she produces a wide variety of newsmaker interviews, including members of Congress, presidential candidates and a sheriff trying to limit the coronavirus outbreak in meatpacking plants in Iowa. Sullivan led NPR's election night coverage for the 2018 midterms, multiple State of the Union addresses and other special and breaking news coverage. A native Kansas Citian, Sullivan also regularly brings coverage of the Midwest and Great Plains region to NPR.

Before joining NPR, Sullivan worked at WNYC in New York and Kansas Public Radio in Lawrence, Kan. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas.

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Dr. Rachel Levine during her confirmation hearing in February. In an NPR interview Thursday, Levine questions state measures limiting transgender rights. Tom Brenner/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Rachel Levine: Transgender Health Care Is An Equity Issue, Not A Political One

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The NCAA scrambled to unveil a new weight room for players in its women's basketball tournament after controversy erupted this week over disparities between the men's and women's events. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A well-preserved chariot discovered in Pompeii has been described as an "extraordinary find" and has iron wheels, bronze and tin decorations and mineralized wood. Archaeological Park of Pompeii hide caption

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A 'Lamborghini' Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed

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Police escort recaptured inmates back to the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison after Thursday's outbreak in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. As of Friday night, authorities were still searching for more than 200 escapees. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP hide caption

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How Fans Are Watching The Super Bowl Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

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In March of 2020, Robbie Dennis was transferred to the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. The CDC first recommended that Americans wear masks on April 3; prisoners at Angola didn't receive them until June or July, Dennis says. Julie Dermansky for NPR hide caption

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Correctional Facilities Are COVID-19 Hot Spots. Why Don't They Get Vaccine Priority?

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Stevie Nicks On TikTok, Tom Petty And Claiming What's Yours

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The Kentucky Wildcats have dominated the competition playing at Rupp Arena, named after U.K.'s most famous coach: Adolph Rupp. Now the campus is debating whether that name should be changed. Silas Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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Kentucky's Rupp Arena: A College Basketball Mecca With A Complicated Racial Past

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Laurie Robinson, left, professor of criminology at George Mason University, and Charles Ramsey, right, Philadelphia police commissioner, listen while President Obama discusses law enforcement recommendations from his Task Force on 21st Century Policing in March 2015. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mayor Of Kansas City, Mo., Wants To Eliminate Marijuana Offenses

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