11 Facts About Audie Cornish


Audie N Cornish was born on October 9,1979 and is an American journalist and a former co-host of NPR's All Things Considered.


Audie Cornish was previously the host of Profile by Buzzfeed News, a web-only interview show that lasted one season, as well as NPR Presents, a long-form conversation series with creatives about their projects, processes, and shaping culture in America.


Audie Cornish subsequently graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a journalism degree.


Audie Cornish shared the 2005 first prize in the National Awards for Education Writing for a study of the achievement gap between races.


Audie Cornish is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.


On September 4,2011, Cornish replaced Liane Hansen on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.


On January 3,2013, NPR announced that Audie Cornish would remain the host of the show and that Norris would instead return as a special correspondent.


From 2018 to 2019, Audie Cornish hosted Profile, a Buzzfeed News interview TV show released exclusively on Facebook.


On November 17,2022, Cornish's weekly podcast The Assignment, with Audie Cornish released its premiere episode.


Audie Cornish is married to the author of Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the US Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the Worlds Deadliest Weapons, Theo Emery.


Audie Cornish has two children and often speaks about the challenges of balancing work and family life.