On Point on News & Ideas
Weekdays 10 am - 12 noon
- Hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti, Monday – Thursday; David Folkenflik, Friday
On Point will have not just one new host — it will have two: Meghna Chakrabarti, Monday – Thursday and every Friday, David Folkenflik. Combining their fresh voices across each week launches On Point in an exciting new direction. They will start the week of August 20th.
Meghna Chakrabarti is a proven talent, hitting her stride. She’s recognized nationally for her work on Here & Now and the popular podcast Modern Love. Meghna has been the host of WBUR’s award-winning program Radio Boston and has served for the past five years as the permanent fill-in cohost at Here & Now. She will host On Point Monday-Thursday from Boston.
David Folkenflik is NPR’s media correspondent, covering journalism, the media industry and the intersection between politics and the press. A highly regarded reporter for 15 years at NPR, David has been on top of major ongoing national stories including President Trump’s difficult relationship with the media. Before working at NPR, David was a media correspondent for the Baltimore Sun. His work has also appeared in the Washington Post, Politico Magazine, CBS This Morning among others. David will host On Point each Friday from New York including the popular ‘Week in the News.’ He will continue to cover the media for NPR based at the network’s New York City bureau.