Host Joshua Johnson is the co-creator of the series, Truth Be Told. He began his radio career at WLRN in Miami. He served for over five years as morning news host for KQED in San Francisco, where he became one of the station’s stars. Read more about Joshua.
Associate producer Jonquilyn Hill came to 1A from NPR, where she was part of the Election Unit. JQ is a graduate of Howard University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Associate producer Jessica Diaz-Hurtado came to 1A after a year as a NPR Kroc Fellow. She holds a masters degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.
Associate producer Bianca Martin joined 1A after working as D.C. Staff Assistant to U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin. She has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Producer Danielle Knight joined 1A from the Diane Rehm Show. She is a former congressional correspondent and associate editor for U.S. News & World Report magazine. Danielle holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.
Senior producer Lindsay Foster Thomas joined 1A from Atlanta. She was Senior Producer for GPB’s On Second Thought. Lindsay has previously worked at Marketplace and was managing editor at WUNC, North Carolina. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.
Senior producer Gabe Bullard came to 1A from National Geographic, where he was deputy director of digital news. A 2015 Nieman Fellow, Gabe was previously Director of News & Editorial Strategy at WFPL News in Louisville, Kentucky.
Senior supervising producer Denise Couture joined 1A from The Diane Rehm Show. She was previously a newspaper reporter working at home and abroad. She, too, holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia.
Broadcast technician Alex Drewenskus has been with WAMU since 2014 and has a degree in audio technology from American University. He is originally from Bellevue, Washington.
Executive producer Rupert Allman moved to D.C. from New York where he worked for WNYC. He does not hold a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia.