Nicole Cohen Nicole Cohen is a producer for NPR's Arts Desk.
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Nicole Cohen

Producer, Arts Desk

Nicole Cohen is a producer for NPR's Arts Desk. In this role, she produces and edits arts features and interviews for NPR.org. She was part of the team that created NPR's annual Book Concierge, a collection of the year's best books as chosen by NPR staff and critics. Her other arts features include This Is Color and the podcast recommendation site Earbud.fm. She also coordinates the Web presence for Fresh Air.

Cohen joined NPR in 2010 after earning a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. As a student at the University of Michigan, she studied comparative literature and spent a year studying abroad in St. Louis, Senegal.

She is a second-generation American who is fluent in Spanish (with an Argentine accent), proficient in French and still remembers a few words of Wolof from her time in West Africa.

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Poem For Your Thoughts: Your Memories Of Love, Captured In Poetry

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Molly Bloom And Aaron Sorkin On The Real Story Behind 'Molly's Game'

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20 Years Ago, Biopic Helped Give Pop Star Selena Life Beyond Her Tragic Death

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20 Years Ago, 'Buffy' Welcomed Us All To The Hellmouth (aka High School)

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