He is a newscaster and an anchor, best known as the host of Morning Edition on National Public Radio. He also is the writer of "Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi", which he published in October 2011. He studied at Morehead State University located in Morehead, Kentucky and graduated from there in 1990. His first professional job was of a sportscaster in radio WMKY-FM, based in Morehead.
Moving to his personal life, till now there is no record of his marriage and his kids. Actually, there is not much information available about him. He has stayed low profile when it comes to his personal life. Considering his age, he probably might have got married to someone deserving by the time and also might have some kids as well. There are no any controversy related to his personal and professional life.