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  • Hosted by Jenn White

1A, a live two-hour show, explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports and humor. 1A’s goal is to act as a national mirror — taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be.

Jenn White is 1A's host. White is a seasoned journalist and podcast host, who has worked in public radio since 1999. She worked previously at WBEZ in Chicago where she held several on-air positions, as host of the station’s local two-hour midday show, Reset with Jenn Whiteand before that as host of The Morning Shift.

Joshua Johnson formerly hosted 1A

Ways to Connect

In 1998, Peter Sagal burst into our lives proudly exclaiming, “thank you, Carl,” at the beginning of “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” the beloved NPR show. “Wait Wait” now has about six million listeners who come for the quizzes and stay for the witty banter.

But what you might not know about Sagal is that he wrote the sequel to Dirty Dancing —