Diane Rehm


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.

Alison Brody


Alison Brody joined Diane’s staff in 2013 as a producer for The Diane Rehm Show.  Her previous experience includes producing on-air and digital content for former PBS affiliate KCET and implementing audience engagement strategies that informed reporting at newsrooms around the country, including Marketplace, NPR and The New York Times. Alison started her career in the classroom, where she learned that teaching is much more about listening than it is about talking.

Sandra Baker


Sandra Baker started with The Diane Rehm Show in 1993 when it was a local Washington, D.C. program. She helped turn it into a nationally syndicated NPR program with 2.8 million weekly listeners.



Most Recent Shows

Tracking Local Reparations Efforts In The U.S.

Friday, Oct 01 2021Cities and states across the country are exploring reparations programs for Black Americans, but not all reparations advocates think it's the right approach. Diane talks to Mayor Daniel Biss of Evanston, Ill., and William Darity, Jr., and Kirsten Mullen, the co-authors of the book, "From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century”