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The Takeaway, hosted by Tanzina Vega: Monday-Friday at 9:00 AM
The Takeaway is a weekday news program that features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse voices. The show invites listeners to learn more and become part of the conversation both on-air and online.
The Takeaway is driven by America’s national conversation — if a conversation connects or you have a valuable perspective, we want you to share your experience. These contributions help us deliver fresh insights and analysis on the day’s news.
The program loves to debate and hold newsmakers to account. Here’s how you can add your voice. Be part of the American conversation on-air and online at TheTakeaway.org. The Takeaway is a partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with WGBH-Boston Public Radio.
Tanzina Vega is the host of The Takeaway. She reports and speaks on issues of race, media, and inequality in the United States. She is also an Eisner Fellow at the Nation Institute, author of the forthcoming book “Uppity,” and a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University.
Tanzina has contributed to CNN, CNNMoney, WNYC Radio, Reuters television, Billboard magazine and The New York Times, where she won an Emmy award for outstanding new approaches in documentary media and various awards from the National Press Photographers Association.
NPR’s Code Switch called called her one of their “Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch” and The Huffington Post listed Tanzina as one of the 40 top Latinos in American media.