NPR and WBUR announced today that Tonya Mosley has been selected as the third co-host of Here & Now, the weekday news and talk program that airs at 11 a.m. weekdays on KOSU and idistributed on more than 475 NPR stations nationwide. Mosley starts August 5 and will be based in Los Angeles.
Oklahoma has the highest rate of women’s incarceration in the nation. The New Yorker reports in one case, a woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison after her boyfriend assaulted her infant daughter. The boyfriend received eight years of probation.
The family of state Rep. Claudia Griffith has confirmed she has died at the age of 67.
The Democrat from Norman was elected to the House in 2014 and again in 2016. She had recently been running for state Senate and was set for a runoff in August against Mary Boren. Boren says she will suspend campaign activities to honor Griffith and her family.
Our collaborative election project Oklahoma Engaged is not solely focused on informative and in-depth radio stories. We also want to strip away all extraneous information and get down to the bare bones of state questions. And to do that, we again commissioned videos from Blake Behrens of Radfive Creative.