Renée Montagne

Journalist from United States of America

Renée Montagne /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. From 1980 through 1986, Montagne worked in New York City as a freelance reporter and producer for both NPR and the  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Renee Montagne
Place of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
University of California, Berkeley

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