Lilly Quiroz Lilly Quiroz is a production assistant for Morning Edition and Up First.
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Lilly Quiroz

Lilly Quiroz

Production Assistant, Morning Edition

Lilly Quiroz (she/her/ella) is a production assistant for Morning Edition and Up First. She pitches and produces interviews for Morning Edition, and occasionally goes to the dark side to produce the podcast Up First on the overnights.

Quiroz began working at NPR as an intern for Weekend All Things Considered in the fall of 2018. She has also worked as an assistant producer at the Spanish-speaking TV station Telemundo affiliate in Lubbock, TX.

As a foray into long-form audio, Quiroz pitched and reported a Life Kit episode about sex ed for queer folks and is proud to have contributed to the service journalism Life Kit does. She was also part of the Weekend All Things Considered team that won the National Press Club's Breaking News Award for coverage of the Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting in 2018.

Quiroz graduated from Texas Tech University with a dual bachelor's degree in Journalism and Languages with a focus in German.

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Life Kit: The importance of inclusion in sex education

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MUNA. Foreground: Josette Maskin; center-right: Katie Gavins. Back: Naomi McPherson. Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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MUNA's new album features growth and an 'astral projection anthem'

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Some sexuality educators are pushing for comprehensive sex education, which would include topics relevant to queer students. Aleksandr Zubkov / Getty Images hide caption

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Bad Bunny speaks at CinemaCon on Monday in Las Vegas, during the announcement of his new role. Greg Doherty/Getty Images hide caption

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Bad Bunny will be the first Latino to lead a live-action Marvel movie

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Boosters will extend and enhance protections against COVID, Murthy says

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Prince Royce pictured during his performance at the virtual Democratic National Convention in August 2020. He and reggaeton artist Sech are among the many artists participating in NPR's "El Tiny" series in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. /DNCC via Getty Images hide caption

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Silvana Estrada, pictured at the 2020 Spotify Awards in Mexico City, is among the artists featured in NPR's "El Tiny" concert series for Hispanic Heritage Month. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Spotify hide caption

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Alt Latino's Latest Tiny Desk Takeover Features Female Performers

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Melvin and his son, Nestor, were one family that was separated under former President Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy. Nestor says he would have frequent nightmares about the separation. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Resilience and Innovation: An Alt.Latino Podcast Extra En Español

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Melvin y su hijo Néstor, fueron una de las familias separadas bajo la política de cero tolerancia de la administración del Presidente Trump. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Separados en la frontera: padre e hijo están reunidos, pero los obstáculos persisten.

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Melvin and his son Néstor were one family that was separated under former President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy. Néstor says he would have frequent nightmares about the separation. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Separated At The Border, A Father Reunites With His Son. But Struggles Remain

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Sex Education Often Leaves Out Queer People. Here's What To Know

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Crouton the steer went viral on Twitter in 2019. In 2020, the Crouton Crew grew to over 50,000 followers. Geoffrey Tischman/Beth Hyman hide caption

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What Got Us Through 2020? For Many, It Was Hobbies, Relationships And 4-Legged Pals

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Guggenheim's Audio Guide Brings The Art Museum To Listeners' 'Mind's Eye'

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