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Tonya Mosley is a prominent figure in the realm of journalism, holding the position of LA-based co-host for “Here & Now,” a midday radio show co-produced by NPR and WBUR. She is also the host of the podcast “Truth Be Told.”
Before her time with “Here & Now,” Mosley served as a host and took on the role of Silicon Valley bureau chief for KQED in San Francisco. Her extensive career includes experiences as a senior education reporter and host at WBUR, a television correspondent for Al Jazeera America, and a television reporter in various markets, including Seattle, Washington, and Louisville, Kentucky.
In 2015, Tonya Mosley received the prestigious John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University. During her time there, she co-created a workshop for journalists addressing the impact of implicit bias and co-wrote an experimental study in collaboration with Belgian and American researchers on the effects of protest coverage. Mosley’s contributions to journalism have earned her multiple national awards, including an Emmy Award in 2016 for her televised piece titled “Beyond Ferguson” and an Edward R. Murrow award for her public radio series “Black in Seattle.” Her work reflects her commitment to exploring and addressing important social and cultural issues through journalism.