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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A former CDC official criticizes the agency over its latest reversal, this time in guidance on how the coronavirus is transmitted. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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After Aerosols Misstep, Former CDC Official Criticizes Agency Over Unclear Messaging

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Dr. Joseph Varon notifies the family of a patient who died inside the coronavirus unit at Houston's United Memorial Medical Center on July 6. Varon tells NPR he's "living on adrenaline." David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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James Baldwin debated William F. Buckley in February 1965. Khalil Muhammad and David Frum are reimagining that debate for the 2020 March on Washington Film Festival. Jenkins/Getty Images and Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Reimagining The James Baldwin And William F. Buckley Debate

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Facebook Vice President Nick Clegg, pictured in 2019, tells NPR there's "real appetite for people to find out more for themselves" when it comes to climate change and factual information. Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook VP Nick Clegg On New Climate Change Information Hub

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Before massive wildfires broke out in California, farmworkers already had to take extra precautions for COVID-19. Now they must worry about dangerous air from wildfires. In this photo, farmworkers arrive early in the morning to begin harvesting on April 28 in Greenfield, Calif. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption

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Wildfires Make Dangerous Air For Farmworkers: 'It's Like You Can't Breathe'

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People march during the nationwide protest demanding the end to the Trump administration in New York City on Saturday. Protesters have often accused President Trump of being fascist. Aidan Loughran/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Fascism Scholar Says U.S. Is 'Losing Its Democratic Status'

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Jason Wright joined the Washington Football Team as the new president while the team reckons with allegations of sexual harassment and changing a racist nickname. McKinsey & Company hide caption

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Jason Wright On Leading The Washington Football Team Amid Multiple Crises

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Sarah Hawkins and Andy Pestana lost their home, farm and several of their animals in the LNU Lightning Complex fire. Andy Pestana hide caption

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'We've Lost Everything': California Wildfire Takes The Home Of A Veteran Firefighter

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, pictured at the White House Sunday, defended the FDA's authorization of convalescent plasma treatment. Pete Marovich/Getty Images hide caption

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HHS Chief Alex Azar Defends Authorization Of Plasma To Treat COVID-19

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A group of protestors holds a demonstration in front of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's home in Greensboro, N.C. on Sunday. DeJoy has recently come under fire for changes made at the U.S. Postal Service that have delayed mail in advance of the November elections. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump, then the president-elect, hugs his brother, Robert Trump, after delivering his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of Nov. 9, 2016, in New York City. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman speaks during a briefing at the White House on Thursday. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador Says Israel's Agreement With UAE Holds 'Enormous Upside'

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Some Netflix users will be able to watch shows at slower and faster speeds. It's a helpful move for blind and deaf users, advocates say. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix Is Letting Some People Speed Up Playback. That's A Big Deal For Blind Fans

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