David Kestenbaum

David Kestenbaum

NPR
Planet Money
David Kestenbaum

David Kestenbaum has been a correspondent for NPR since 1999, covering science, energy and now the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. He came to journalism the usual way — by coming to Harvard for a Ph.D. in particle physics first.  David has won awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.  He is a frequent contributor to the popular public radio show This American Life, set up a radio journalism program in Cambodia as a Fulbright fellow, and teaches a journalism class at Johns Hopkins University.