Emily Alfin Johnson
Emily Alfin Johnson is a producer for NPR One.
Before joining NPR, Alfin Johnson was digital editor for the public media collaborative Guns & America, where she managed digital content and strategy for the 10-station collaboration, in addition to writing and editing (including the award-winning multimedia series "Shattered: Life After Being Shot" by WAMU's Tyrone Turner and NPR's Alana Wise).
Alfin Johnson also worked as digital producer and senior producer at Member station Vermont Public Radio, where she covered the 2012 DNC, helped produce an award-winning multimedia investigation on the role of guns in Vermont life and reported that Target was finally coming to the Green Mountain State.
Prior to that, she interned with NHPR and the NPR Training team, and was a producer for NPR's On Point.
She is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and takes far too many pictures of her dogs.
According to the National Weather Service, at 3:20 p.m. EDT today, the Autumnal Equinox (the moment when the length of daylight and darkness are almost perfectly equal) occurs.
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In celebration of National Dog Day, let us introduce you to our radiant pups for your enjoyment (and let's be honest — ours too!)
Edith Murway holds the Guinness World Record for oldest competitive weightlifter. She turns 100 on Sunday. Murway started powerlifting at 91.
In a COVID concession to the usual podium process, Olympians are expected to pluck their own medals from a tray. Some athletes are giving each other a hand putting them on.
When the pandemic forced high school teacher Cathy Cluck to rethink her teaching strategy, she went on a "Great American History Road Trip," holding virtual lessons along the way.
2020 has been a stressful year. Iceland wants to help. A group developed an app that will let you record and broadcast a scream, pent up by the pandemic, into the Icelandic wilderness.