I am more than thrilled to announce that David Gura is joining NPR full time, as an organization correspondent covering Wall Street, markets as well as financing.
He starts as a public media trainee: David is familiar with NPR, having actually introduced his job with a public radio internship at North Carolina Public Radio, his hometown station WUNC in Chapel Hill, N.C., on a program called “The State of Points.” He likewise interned at NPR, while still in university, and after that functioned as an editor as well as producer for “Broach the Country.” Since then, David took place to have a remarkable broadcast profession.
He anchors and records: Most lately, David was host and contributor at MSNBC and NBC News, where he anchored “Up with David Gura,” a show that broadcast on Saturday and also Sunday early mornings, featuring newsmaker interviews as well as lively roundtable discussions.
Before NBC, David worked at Bloomberg. He co-anchored “Bloomberg Security,” the network’s flagship morning program and also after the 2016 political election, he introduced “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power,” which concentrated on politics as well as policy.
Prior to that, David was an elderly press reporter and back-up host at the everyday radio show “Industry,” covering Washington and also consistently substituting my favorite hosts Kai Ryssdal and also David Brancaccio.
He fiddles: If you are among his ~ 109,000 (!!) Twitter fans, you might have seen David play the fiddle. He got a very early start because classification as well, checking out festivals and also fiddlers’ conventions in and around Appalachia as a child, and took place to play in string bands in college.
He covers songs as well as lofty literary things: His writing has appeared in “The New York Times,” the “Los Angeles Times,” the “Columbia Journalism Review,” and the “Virginia Quarterly Review.”
He is using an additional hat at NPR: Lately, David hasn’t had much time to fiddle on his roof covering due to the fact that he’s been hectic traveling as well as reporting for NPR, while substituting an open position at the Business Workdesk the last number of months.
Throughout his time with us, David has impressed us with the breadth of his coverage. He has actually rushed to grab interviews with influencers as well as leading execs and he’s showcased his narration skills via items such as the one on Wall Road’s fatigue culture or the summertime camp for billionaires.
+ He has an education!: David has a BA in history as well as American research studies from Cornell College as well as an MS in journalism from Columbia College.
David Gura begins formally in his brand-new role on August 2.
David is distinctly gotten approved for this job, having reported on service and economics for more than a years, making complicated financial ideas understandable, as well as informing a good tale. David fills a crucial duty at an essential time, and we are so thrilled to have him in our team.