Professional journalist who made a name for herself as a host on NPR's All Things Considered and BuzzFeed News' Profile. Previously, she was a reporter for the station WBUR and for the Associated Press.
She earned her college degree from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.
She received a 2015 James Beard Award nomination for Best Radio Show for Found Recipes.
Her parents are of Jamaican descent. She married The Boston Globe's Washington correspondent Theo Emery.
She replaced Liane Hansen as host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday in 2011.