Meghan Collins Sullivan is a senior editor on the Culture Desk, overseeing multiplatform books coverage at NPR. She edits stories for NPR's radio programs and NPR.org, manages the Book of the Day podcast, and leads teams creating projects such as Books We Love.
Meghan has worked at NPR over the last 14 years in various capacities, including as the supervising editor for NPR.org – managing a team of online producers and reporters and editing news coverage. She was also lead editor for the 13.7: Cosmos and Culture blog, written by five scientists on topics related to the intersection of science and culture.
In 2011, Meghan was one of six U.S. journalists awarded a Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellowship grant, with which she reported on challenges faced by abandoned children in Romania two decades after the fall of communism.
Prior to working with NPR, Meghan was assistant managing editor and deputy editor of the Washington Post's website, supervising the 24/7 breaking news desk. She also previously reported for CNN/Money and has written for other news outlets — including the Washington Post, National Geographic, Time, World Affairs and The Financial Times — from Mexico and Central Europe, as well as in the U.S. She graduated from College of the Holy Cross and earned a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.