With climate change producing a wetter — possibly more calamitous future — Tennessee cities and counties are just now starting to face the consequences.
Caroline Eggers is the newest member of WPLN News. As the station’s first-ever Environmental Reporter, Caroline will be investigating Nashville’s air, water, energy, climate and infrastructure challenges. Get to know her.
WPLN News has hired Marianna Bacallao as the newsroom’s All Things Considered afternoon host, starting June 7. Bacallao, a Cuban American journalist, was the morning host and general assignment reporter for WVIK Quad Cities NPR.
Juliana Kim is the newest member of WPLN News. As the station’s first-ever Education Reporter, Juliana is actively involved in the intersection of poverty and public education. Get to know her.
The return of operations along the Colonial Pipeline didn’t come fast enough for some gas stations in the Nashville area. Drivers found long lines Wednesday in parts of the city, with some stations closed altogether and others with limited options and slow pumps.
WPLN News has been awarded seven regional Murrow Awards for 2020 reporting and coverage, representing the best in local broadcast news throughout a region of five Southeastern states.
The Promise: Season 2 has been selected as a Peabody Award Nominee, which represents the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2020. The podcast is hosted by Meribah Knight of Nashville Public Radio’s flagship station WPLN News.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper presented his priorities for the coming year as part of his State of Metro speech on Thursday morning.
President Biden is addressing a joint session of Congress Wednesday, on the eve of his first 100 days in office. The address is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Eastern Time (8 p.m. Central) Watch his remarks live.
WPLN News has hired Caroline Eggers as the newsroom’s first Environmental Reporter, starting in June 2021. Eggers will cover environmental issues with a focus on equity for WPLN News as a corps member of Report for America.