Courtney Dorning Courtney Dorning is a Senior Editor for NPR's All Things Considered.
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Courtney Dorning

Courtney Dorning

Senior Editor, All Things Considered

Courtney Dorning has been a Senior Editor for NPR's All Things Considered since November 2018. In that role, she's the lead editor for the daily show. Dorning is responsible for newsmaker interviews, lead news segments and the small, quirky features that are a hallmark of the network's flagship afternoon magazine program.

Dorning has been the editor on interviews ranging from former First Lady Michelle Obama, actress and activist Jane Fonda and Speaker of the House. She contributes heavily to All Things Considered's political coverage and has played a key role in the show's coverage of the #MeToo movement. Previously, Dorning was an editor at Morning Edition.

Prior to joining NPR, she spent nearly ten years at ABC News as a researcher and producer. Dorning helped produce town meetings from Israel in 2000 and 2002, and was a key part of Nightline's award-winning coverage of Sept. 11 and the Iraq war.

Dorning lives just outside Washington, D.C., with her husband, three children and a black lab. Having a singleton and twins in 18 months has sharpened the multi-tasking skills and nerves of steel that are essential for editing two hours of daily live programming.

Dorning is a graduate of Saint Mary's College and has a master's degree from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.

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Wednesday

Grant Wahl's death at the Qatar World Cup set off conspiracy theories that persisted long after they were disproven. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Conspiracy theorists hounded Grant Wahl's family when he died. Now they're back

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Monday

Dr. Céline Gounder confronts disinformation about her husband's death

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Friday

Parini Shroff's laugh-out-loud debut novel explores caste, domestic abuse and murder

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Tuesday

Encore: Sylvan Esso ditches its guiding principles of pop for album 'No Rules Sandy'

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Friday

Sen. Patrick Leahy reflects on his career ahead of retirement

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Thursday

Ukrainian activist, former politician and mom looks back on a year of war

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Tuesday

Reps.-elect Mike Lawler (R-NY), left, and Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.), right, will be sworn into office on January 2, 2023. Mary Altaffer/AP; J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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How 2 new House members plan to 'work across the aisle' in the next Congress

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Monday

Bessie Mae Kelley is one of the earliest known women to hand-draw animated films

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Anderson Cooper explores his grief and loss in his podcast, 'All There Is'

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Friday

Newt Gingrich thinks the GOP needs to stop underestimating Biden

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Wednesday

Author Elin Hilderbrand on why 'Family Happiness' is her favorite book

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Thursday

Author Anne Tyler on writing her 24th novel and why she writes about families

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Wednesday

Encore: Author Brad Parsons on his book which explores closing time rituals at bars

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