Diane Rehm

Host

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

Managing Producer

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

Senior Producer

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.

 

Most Recent Shows

New York Times Columnist David Brooks

Friday, Feb 24 2017New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.

Efforts to Improve The Way We Die

Friday, Feb 17 2017Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr. Jessica Zitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.

Two Weeks In: The U.S. Government Under President Trump

Friday, Feb 03 2017President Trump announces his nominee for the Supreme Court, legal battles ramp up in opposition to the Trump's executive order on immigration restrictions,and some in Congress vow to resist: Three political experts speculate on the future of our three branches of government and their respective powers in the Trump administration.