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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

Back To The Office: What To Expect In The Post-Pandemic Workplace

5/26/2020
As employers prepare for the return of office staff, one thing is clear: Workplaces will look and feel fundamentally different.

Duration:00:24:38

How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Impacting Local Nursing Homes

5/26/2020
Nursing Homes account for one third of all coronavirus related deaths in the United States. We'll discuss how long-term care facilities in the region are handling the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:22:35

Navigating the Post-Pandemic Job Market

5/22/2020
Learn how to get a job in this new economy.

Duration:41:54:04

A Kojo Climate Series: Hope And Action

5/21/2020
As the world warms, where do students, teachers, scientists and activists see room for hope? It's the fifth and final installment of the Kojo climate change series.

Duration:00:32:28

Jason Reynolds Wants Young People’s Stories To be Heard

5/21/2020
The Oxon Hill native and award-winning author was named the seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress.

Duration:00:18:50

The Contributions Of The Vietnam Generation In “They Were Soldiers”

5/20/2020
War correspondent Joe Galloway joins us to talk about his latest book, which profiles 48 men and women who served in the Vietnam War. Plus, we hear from three local veterans who have had a deep impact in their communities since.

Duration:00:33:20

Bug Talk: Murder Hornets Found In The United States

5/20/2020
What’s all the buzz about these new insects?

Duration:00:15:19

What Visa Shortages And The Coronavirus Mean For Maryland’s Crab Industry

5/19/2020
As blue crab season begins, the crab industry on Maryland's Eastern Shore is struggling to staff its processing plants due to a shortage of migrant workers and fears over the spread of the coronavirus.

Duration:00:24:18

Reducing Air Pollution During The Pandemic

5/19/2020
The Washington region’s air quality has improved during the pandemic. What's causing that change?

Duration:00:22:59

Kojo For Kids: MasterChef Junior Che Spiotta

5/18/2020
Too young to drive. Too young to vote. Not too young to make prize-winning veal saltimbocca with spring pea ragout.

Duration:00:23:26

Contact Tracing And How The Movie “Contagion” Might Save Us

5/18/2020
Contact tracing is being done all across the country, including in Arlington County. But is it on a large enough scale to make a difference?

Duration:00:22:38

The Politics Hour: May 15, 2020

5/15/2020
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam talks about reopening the state, and what that means for Northern Virginia. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich continues the stay-at-home order while other parts of Maryland reopen. Plus: what to know about voting in D.C. during the coronavirus.

Duration:00:49:20

D.C.’s Literary Women Are The Force Behind “Furious Gravity”

5/14/2020
The ninth volume of the "Grace and Gravity" series, a literary journal devoted to women writers in the Washington region, debuts this month.

Duration:00:25:34

Local Theaters Take The Stage Online

5/14/2020
The show must go on! Except now, it’s online.

Duration:00:22:55

Parenting During The Pandemic

5/13/2020
Parenting and the family dynamic changed for millions when the pandemic began. How has it changed for you?

Duration:00:52:43

A Multicultural Epic: Lauren Francis-Sharma’s “Book of the Little Axe”

5/12/2020
Kojo talks with D.C. author Lauren Francis-Sharma about her latest novel, which weaves together the stories of Rosa, a young Trinidadian woman navigating the island's transition to British rule, and Victor, Rosa's son, who grows up in Crow Nation in Bighorn, Montana.

Duration:00:24:28

What Coronavirus Means For Local Child Welfare Services

5/12/2020
How has the coronavirus pandemic affected local child welfare systems? What is being done to protect children who face negligence and abuse?

Duration:00:22:50

Kojo For Kids: Author Kate DiCamillo

5/11/2020
Why does Maybelline the horse love spaghetti? Why does Ulysses the squirrel write in verse? What are your questions for the author of "Because of Winn-Dixie?"

Duration:00:25:51

Lessons Learned And Applied: From Life In War Zones To Surviving A Pandemic

5/11/2020
Lessons on resiliency and finding joy in the hardest of circumstances from people who have lived in conflict zones.

Duration:00:23:13

The Politics Hour: May 8, 2020

5/8/2020
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball talks about the economic impact of the pandemic. And Arlington County Board Member Katie Cristol joins us to talk about the county's response to the coronavirus and complaints about Amazon HQ2 construction.

Duration:00:48:29