John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry is host of public radio’s live morning news program The Takeaway. An Emmy- and Peabody Award–winning journalist, he is a former correspondent for NBC News, ABC News, and NPR, and has traveled the globe reporting on a wide variety of stories in virtually every medium for more than three decades.
He has written dozens of magazine and newspaper articles, a play, and two books, including the novel A River Out of Eden, and the bestselling memoir Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Declarations of Independence, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He and his wife Alison, also an Emmy and Peabody winner, have five children and live in Brooklyn, NY.