Morning Edition

Mon-Fri: 5-10 a.m. on WABE 90.1

Hosted by Steve Inskeep, A Martinez, Leila Fadel and Michel Martin, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday.

For more than four decades, NPR’s Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar NPR commentators, and the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history.

WABE’s Lisa Rayam presents local coverage from the WABE newsroom.

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About the host

Meet Lisa Rayam

Lisa Rayam, a broadcast veteran with strong ties to the Atlanta community, is host of “Morning Edition” and can be heard Monday through Friday from 6 – 10 a.m.

You probably know her from her 21 years at Fox 5, where she was a reporter and anchor of the noon and 6 p.m. newscasts. During her tenure there, Lisa developed a reputation as a tenacious, well-connected reporter and trusted anchor.  She brings to our team a wealth of experience, extensive contacts and credibility that comes from covering the biggest news stories in our city for 20+ years.

Rayam has extensive experience in both radio and television.  For the past two legislative seasons, she has served as Capitol Correspondent for GPB’s LAWMAKERS Show.  Before that, she was the noon and 6 p.m. anchor at Fox 5 Atlanta.  She has worked in radio in both Phoenix and Prescott, Arizona at stations KOOL-FM and KYCA-AM. Rayam has won numerous awards for her reporting as well as many recognitions for community service.