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 has 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, N.Y., Montanaro is a die-hard Mets fan and college-basketball junkie.

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News Brief: Jerusalem Reaction, Franken To Resign, California Fires

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What's Next For Democrats After Franken And Conyers

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President Trump, seen in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, lashed out in a series of tweets at the FBI after his former national security adviser's guilty plea in the Russia probe. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics In The News: Senate Tax Measure, Russia Probe Update

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Sen. Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, speaks outside his office on Capitol Hill about accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct against him. He apologized but said he would not resign. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump meets with congressional leaders in the Oval Office at the White House on Sept. 6. The deadline to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling is coming up on Dec. 8. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Roy Moore's Communication Director Resigns, Politics In Lebanon

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News Brief: Conyers Investigation, Uber Data Breach, Ratko Mladic

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Americans Prefer A Politics-Free Discussion At Thanksgiving Dinner

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Drumstick and Wishbone, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate "wingman," are introduced Monday during an event hosted by The National Turkey Federation at the Williard InterContinental in Washington, D.C. One of the 40-pound fowl will be presented to President Trump at the White House on Tuesday, when he will ceremoniously "pardon" it. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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