Emily Alfin Johnson
Emily Alfin Johnson is a producer for NPR One.
Before joining NPR, Alfin Johnson was digital editor for the public media collaborative Guns & America, where she managed digital content and strategy for the 10-station collaboration, in addition to writing and editing (including the award-winning multimedia series "Shattered: Life After Being Shot" by WAMU's Tyrone Turner and NPR's Alana Wise).
Alfin Johnson also worked as digital producer and senior producer at Member station Vermont Public Radio, where she covered the 2012 DNC, helped produce an award-winning multimedia investigation on the role of guns in Vermont life and reported that Target was finally coming to the Green Mountain State.
Prior to that, she interned with NHPR and the NPR Training team, and was a producer for NPR's On Point.
She is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and takes far too many pictures of her dogs.
A memo obtained by NPR lays out the emergency preparations being made by American diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul — including the destruction of sensitive documents and computers.
As of Thursday morning, the Taliban now hold 10 provincial capital cities — effectively putting them in control of two-thirds of Afghanistan.
Authorities warn current conditions are ideal for more fires. Officials say embers from the Bootleg Fire can travel long distances on the current 25 mph winds.
In the last week, 3 million Americans got their first vaccine shot. On Tuesday, the U.S. hit President Biden's July Fourth goal of 70% of adults receiving at least one shot.
If you think parenting is stressful, imagine parenting while also competing as a Paralympic athlete. Lora Webster, who competes in sitting volleyball, is a mother of three, and pregnant with one more.
In a COVID concession to the usual podium process, Olympians are expected to pluck their own medals from a tray. Some athletes are giving each other a hand putting them on.
TikTok is owning the 2020 Olympics as athletes share highlights and behind the scenes updates from Tokyo with each other and followers at home.