Jacki Lyden has been an NPR contributor and host for more than two decades, reporting on vital issues at home and abroad and winning numerous awards for her work.
Reflecting on the people who have influenced her work and presenting a wide variety of radio stories with special meaning for her, Lyden presents "a few of her favorite things."
Jacki Lyden is a senior correspondent and substitute program host for NPR. She joined NPR in Chicago in 1979, on the first day the bureau opened its doors. Throughout her career Lyden has reported from many of the world's war zones in such countries as Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Her work has earned her the industry's major awards, including a Peabody for coverage of 9/11.