Lisa Peakes

Lisa has more than 25 years experience in radio – including host of All Things Considered and Morning Edition, as well as a reporter at New Hampshire Public Radio for 10 years ; and as host of Morning Edition and reporter for Vermont Public Radio for more than six years. She became our newest All Things Considered host in May, 2015.

Felt the heat these past few weeks? Meteorologist Jeff Huffman with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network can confirm that September was the hottest on record.


The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence of Tampa Bay will be participating in St. Petersburg Pride this weekend. The drag queens call themselves the "nuns of the gay, lesbian and supportive communities” and use entertainment to affirm people for who they are.

The Takeaway is a national talk show produced by WNYC in New York. It airs weekday afternoons at 3 on WUSF 89.7.

Tanzina Vega is the Takeaway’s new host.  Vega, who has worked for CNN Money and as a correspondent for The New York Times, spoke with WUSF’s Lisa Peakes about her new role.

Digital journalists at Al Jazeera America are the latest to move toward unionization. In the past few months, writers at  Gawker, Salon, Vice Media have all organized.