Selena mostly produces, sometimes directs, comes up with fun series ideas, and loves to report for NPR's Morning Edition. Read more here, and see recent pieces below.

VIDEO: Talking While Female

For starters: Your voice is too squeaky, too loud; it lacks authority, is grating or obnoxious or unprofessional. Why is talking while female such an offense?

Borderland: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Boundary

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In March 2014, I drove the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border with Steve Inskeep, Nishant Dahiya, Kainaz Amaria, and historian Ana Minian. We came back with 22 radio pieces, a bunch of tumblr posts, anecdotes about getting pulled over by the border patrol, and an incredible app.

 

A Golden Age of Film Star Dies

Oscar And Academy Award-Winning Actress Joan Fontaine Dead At 96

Remembrances

Film star Joan Fontaine died Sunday at age 96. She was best known for her roles in films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, including Suspicion, which earned her an Academy Award in 1941.

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Cook Your Cupboard!

Confused In The Kitchen? Share A Photo, Get Some Help

Food

In our new community cooking series, share your strange and surplus foods with each other — and more importantly: Get and give advice!

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Rye Rye on NPR

Rye Rye Just Wants To Be 'Young And Playful'

Music Articles

Go! Pop! Bang! is grounded in the Baltimore club sound — super-danceable, lots of bass and crazily fast rapping. Rye Rye's debut album was all set to be released in 2009, but then sweeping changes in her life got in the way.

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So, why Tuesday?

Why Are Elections On Tuesdays?

It's All Politics

The answer dates back to the 19th century and involves buggies, the Sabbath and farming.

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