Dave Davies Dave Davies is a guest host for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
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Dave Davies

Dave Davies

Guest Host, Fresh Air

Dave Davies is a guest host for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

In addition to his role at Fresh Air, Davies is a senior reporter for WHYY in Philadelphia. Prior to WHYY, he spent 19 years as a reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, covering government and politics.

Before joining the Daily News in 1990, Davies was city hall bureau chief for KYW News Radio, Philadelphia's commercial all-news station. From 1982 to 1986, Davies was a reporter for WHYY covering local issues and filing reports for NPR. He also edited a community newspaper in Philadelphia and has worked as a teacher, a cab driver and a welder.

Davies is a graduate of the University of Texas.

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'Storm Lake' Documentary Depicts The Triumph And Struggle Of A Local Newspaper

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Macaques check out a camera in Galtaji Temple in Jaipur, India. Monkeys have been known to sneak into swimming pools, courts and even the halls of India's Parliament. One attorney told author Mary Roach about a macaque that infiltrated a medical institute and began pulling out patient IVs. Vishal Bhatnagar/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Monkey Thieves, Drunk Elephants — Mary Roach Reveals A Weird World Of Animal 'Crime'

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Biographer Traces Osama Bin Laden's 'Rise And Fall'

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Journalist: Eddie Gallagher Case Reveals A 'War For The Soul Of The Navy SEALs'

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Journalist Says Americans Are 'All Complicit' In The Situation In Afghanistan

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This Book Introduces You To The People Doing Your 'Dirty Work'

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Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Puts It 'All In' Her New Autobiography

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Alexander Vindman, Key Witness To Trump Impeachment, Shares His 'American Story'

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'Fallout' Tells The Story Of The Journalist Who Exposed The 'Hiroshima Cover-Up'

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Osama bin Laden is seen at an undisclosed location in a television image broadcast on Oct. 7, 2001. Al-Jazeera TV/Getty Images hide caption

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Osama Bin Laden Biography Goes Inside Al-Qaida Leader's Final Hideout

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A member of the protest group Hot Mess holds up a sign of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City in July 2019. Epstein died by asphyxiation in his cell a month later. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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Everyone Heard About Jeffrey Epstein's Enablers. Few Listened To His Victims

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Anthony Bourdain: The 'Fresh Air' Interview

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US Faces Crossroads On Renewable Energy Future — Go Big or Go Local

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MLB Pitcher C.C. Sabathia Shares Stories From The Mound — And Of Sobriety

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Fasten Your Seat Belts, Flight Attendant-Turned-Novelist Shares Stories From The Sky

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