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Josie Lenora

Politics/Government Reporter

Josie Lenora is the Politics/Government Reporter for Little Rock Public Radio. She covers anything involving city government, the legislature, or the governor's office. She is the occasional fill-in host for Morning Edition or All Things Considered.

She has two first-place awards from the Arkansas Society of Professional Journalists, and her reporting on drag bans was featured on NPR's Morning Edition and the Weekend edition of All Things Considered. Her reporting on the Arkansas Department of Education's AP African American Studies ban and a state monument to the unborn was featured on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. She has done freelance audio work for Gimlet's podcast "Crime Show" and Dateline NBC's "Murder in Apartment 12." She is an occasional guest on the Arkansas-PBS weekly news show "Arkansas Week."

Josie has a B.A. degree in English/creative writing from Hendrix College in Conway. When she is not at work, Josie renovates the insides of old dollhouses, works on her annual book quota and listens to as many podcasts as she can fit in a day.

She also loves hearing from listeners. Email: josie@littlerockpublicradio.org