Renée Montagne Journalist

Renée Montagne (pronounced /rəˈneɪ mɒnˈteɪn/) is an American radio journalist and the current co-host (with Steve Inskeep) of National Public Radio's weekday morning newsmagazine, Morning Edition. Montagne and Inskeep replaced long time host Bob Edwards, initially as interim replacements in May 2004. Montagne had served as a correspondent and occasional host since 1989. She usually broadcasts from NPR West in Culver City, California, a Los Angeles suburb. Montagne was born in December 1948 in Oceanside, California, into a Marine Corps family. As is common in the lives of children of career military families, she moved a lot while growing up, including living in Hawaii and various places on the West Coast. She attended Cupertino High School and was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 2012. Montagne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley in 1973 with a degree in English. Montagne got her start in radio as news director for KPOO community radio in San Francisco while attending UC-Berkeley. She also worked for Pacific News Service in San Francisco.

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United States of America


1. University of California, Berkeley Colleges/University

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The university occupies 1,232 acres (499 ha) on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres (72 ha). Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. Established in 1868 as the result of merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California (UC). Berkeley has been charged with providing both "classical" and "practical" education for the state's people and is generally considered to be the flagship institution in the University of California system. Berkeley co-manages three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Institution info

Type University
2012. 3.33 bil. $
2011. 3.03 bil. $
2010. 2.6 bil. $
Institution colors
March 23rd, 1868
200 California Hall # 1500, 94720 - Berkeley, California
2012. 25,774
2011. 25,885
2010. 25,540
2009. 25,534
2006. 23,863
2012. 10,125
2011. 10,257
2010. 10,293
2009. 10,313
Acceptance rate
2014. 17.0 %
2012. 18.0 %
2011. 25.6 %
2010. 21.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 12.9 K $
2012. 12.9 K $
2011. 12.8 K $
2010. 10.9 K $
2009. 8.94 K $
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People attended University of California, Berkeley connected by profession and/or age

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