Noor Wazwaz

Noor Wazwaz is a producer at NPR’s flagship show, Morning Edition. She also occasionally directs the program, which serves 13.5 million listeners each week. Noor graduated in 2015 with her master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. There, she reported from Jerusalem, the West Bank and Guantanamo Bay. While at Medill, Noor was awarded the White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship. Since joining Morning Edition, Noor has helped produce coverage for breaking news stories like the 2016 Election, the Brexit referendum, the Orlando Pulse Club Shooting, and she has also brought voices from on the ground in places like Aleppo, Mosul and the West Bank. Noor has been invited nationally and internationally to speak about media and issues that American Muslims face. She’s a native Arabic speaker, and a proud Chicagoan.