Diane Rehm is a native Washingtonian who began her radio career in 1973 as a volunteer producer for WAMU 88.5, the NPR member station in Washington, D.C. She was hired as an assistant producer and later became the host and producer of two health-oriented programs. In 1979, she began hosting WAMU’s local morning talk show, Kaleidoscope, which was renamed The Diane Rehm Show in 1984.
Sandra Baker is the senior producer for The Diane Rehm Show and is responsible for selecting topics and booking guests. She has been with the program since 1993 when it was a local Washington, D.C., show.
Rebecca Kaufman joined The Diane Rehm Show as a producer in June 2012. Rebecca began her journalism career at New Hampshire Public Radio, where she was a producer for The Exchange with Laura Knoy and an on-air reporter. She went on to work in television, producing programs and documentaries that have aired on PBS/FRONTLINE, Al Jazeera English and Bloomberg TV. Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and a master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.