Bridget Kelley is the Supervising Senior Editor of NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, All Things Considered.
In this role, she leads news planning and collaborates with show and desk managers to program the daily show and set priorities for future coverage. She coordinates story assignments and staffing for the show, and works alongside hosts and staff to develop and produce news reports, interviews, and features.
She previously served as the Supervising Senior Producer of Weekend Edition, where she was responsible for the day-to-day running of the Saturday and Sunday morning shows. She also worked with Member Station WBUR on the re-launch of its midday program, Here & Now, in collaboration with NPR and Member stations.
Kelley came to NPR in 1994 as a temporary Editorial Assistant at Morning Edition and worked in a variety of roles on the show, ultimately serving as Supervising Senior Editor.
Before NPR, Kelley worked in London as a freelance reporter for Voice of America and other news organizations. She later reported and produced freelance news and feature stories for Member station WAMU in Washington, DC.
She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, with a B.A. in English and History.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Shankar Kurra, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Rapid City Hospital, on South Dakota's COVID surge following the Sturgis motorcycle rally earlier in August.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Brett McGurk from the National Security Council about the Biden administration's role in Israel and the Middle East.