James Doubek James Doubek is an associate producer and reporter for NPR. He frequently covers breaking news for NPR.org and NPR's hourly newscast.
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James Doubek

James Doubek

Associate Producer, Digital News Desk

James Doubek is an associate producer and reporter for NPR. He frequently covers breaking news for NPR.org and NPR's hourly newscast. In 2018, he reported feature stories for NPR's business desk on topics including electric scooters, cryptocurrency, and small business owners who lost out when Amazon made a deal with Apple.

In the fall of that year, Doubek was selected for NPR's internal enrichment rotation to work as an audio producer for Weekend Edition. He spent two months pitching, producing, and editing interviews and pieces for broadcast.

As an associate producer for NPR's digital content team, Doubek edits online stories and manages NPR's website and social media presence.

He got his start at NPR as an intern at the Washington Desk, where he made frequent trips to the Supreme Court and reported on political campaigns.

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(L to R) Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, government spokesman Ali Rabiei, and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi give a news conference Sunday in Tehran. Hamed Malekpour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks with President Trump north of the military demarcation line that divides North and South Korea, in the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, on Sunday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ayaz Virji moved with his family to a small city in Minnesota. They were the only Muslims in town. Virji gave a series of talks about Islam. Courtesy of Penguin Random House hide caption

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A Muslim In Rural, White Minnesota On How To 'Love Thy Neighbor'

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Nicole Rikard's husband, John Rikard, died by suicide in 2015. She talks with three other widows of police suicide every day. Eslah Attar for NPR hide caption

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After Husbands' Suicides, 'Best Widow Friends' Want Police Officers To Reach For Help

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"There is no way to describe an incident such as this," Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said of Friday's deadly shooting. At least 12 people were killed. Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot hide caption

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Authorities Name 12 People Killed In Virginia Beach Shooting

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Mourners participate in a candle light vigil for the victims of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church on April 27, 2019 in Poway, Calif. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A student leaves Columbine High School late Tuesday in Littleton, Colo. The school was closed Wednesday while authorities looked for a woman they said presented a credible threat ahead of the 20th anniversary of the mass shooting there. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Sudanese soldiers stand guard on armored vehicles as demonstrators protest against President Omar al-Bashir's regime near the army headquarters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum Thursday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutors charged 24 people in an alleged scheme to defraud Medicare, one of the largest health care fraud schemes ever investigated by the FBI. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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