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.

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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Kaki King’s new sound

Kaki King: A Guitar Wizard Conjures New Colors

Music Articles

The notorious shredder says her latest album began as a set of solo guitar pieces — but once she entered the studio, she enhanced them using every instrument at her disposal.

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Debate on Anti-Obesity Ads

New Anti-Obesity Ads Blaming Overweight Parents Spark Criticism

The Salt

Critics say the ads, created by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, are condescending and could have a negative effect on people who are overweight. But the company stands by the ads, saying the obesity problem is so big, they needed to take dramatic action.

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