Domenico Montanaro Domenico Montanaro is NPR's lead editor for politics and digital audience.
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Domenico Montanaro

Lead Editor, Politics & Digital Audience

Domenico Montanaro is NPR's lead editor for politics and digital audience. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs political coverage across the network's broadcast and digital platforms.

Before joining NPR in 2015, Montanaro served as political director and senior producer for politics and law at PBS NewsHour. There, he led domestic political and legal coverage, which included the 2014 midterm elections, the Supreme Court, and the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

Prior to PBS NewsHour, Montanaro was deputy political editor at NBC News, where he covered two presidential elections and reported and edited for the network's political blog, "First Read." He has also worked at CBS News, ABC News, The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey, and taught high school English.

Montanaro earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

A native of Queens, NY, Montanaro is a die-hard Mets fan and college basketball junkie.

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 16

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Midterm Update: First Transgender Gubernatorial Nominee & #MeToo Enters A New Era

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Vermont Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist embraces a supporter. Hallquist became the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for governor. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Politics In The News: Tuesday's Primary Results Roundup

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, is facing allegations of domestic abuse, which he denies. The DNC says it is reviewing the claims. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Midterm Update: Tuesday's Primaries Raise Questions About Trump's Influence

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President Trump stands beside Republican Troy Balderson, running in Ohio's 12th Congressional District, during a rally Saturday in Ohio. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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News Brief: Election Night Results, Rick Gates Testifies, Puerto Rico's Finances

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Watching Election Results In 5 States, With An Eye Toward Midterms

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2018 Midterm Primaries Enter Home Stretch

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