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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Rev. Brad Wells, left, Rev. Patrick Mahoney and Paula Oas, kneel in prayer in front of the Supreme Court in December as justices hear arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 28

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In Big Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court Rules On Racial Gerrymander & Tuesday's Primaries

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 21

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Trump Turnaround Changes 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration Policy

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President Trump's supporters cheer as he speaks at a rally in Nashville, Tenn., in May. While Democrats are fired up for these midterms, so are his voters. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 14

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