James Morrison

All Things Considered host/reporter

James Morrison has been reporting and producing news stories for NPR member-stations for half a decade. He recently worked as a producer for Capital Public Radio's daily interview show Insight in Sacramento, California. His reporting has ranged from covering city hall to the largest state legislature in the nation, and from arts organizations to indie bands.  James specializes in telling sound-rich radio stories, some of which have been accepted into international competitions. He enjoys reporting all new stories, especially ones that include food and animals.  James has a degree in government-journalism from Sacramento State University and was recently a Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Fellow. When not in the newsroom, he enjoys cooking, cycling, swimming and relaxing with his cats.  

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The head of Delaware’s Republican Party is pleased with Donald Trump’s pick of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.

This is shaping up to be an above average year for blue crab populations in both the Delaware and Chesapeake Bay. There were twice as many juvenile crabs born last fall than the 40 year average. And many older crabs were able to survive this year’s mild winter.


Delaware’s two U.S. senators are taking their Republican counterparts to task for not funding legislation to help fight the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic.

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Blood banks in Delaware are in a critical need of donors. Blood supplies regularly drop in summertime because people are traveling and not making time to donate.   

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A national charity gave Delaware a $250,000 grant Tuesday to increase English language literacy among high school students.

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A new supermarket could soon take the place of a vacant lot on North Dupont Highway, between Wells Fargo and Dunkin’ Donuts.  

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Senator Tom Carper is calling on leaders in law enforcement and the African American community to calm tensions following this week’s shooting deaths of two black men and five police officers.

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Business was booming at the beaches this past weekend.

More than 200,000 people visited the Rehoboth Beach/Dewey Beach area over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.  

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Delaware State University is once again in the market for a new provost.

James Ammons was scheduled to take over as provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Monday, July 18, but he notified DSU’s administration last weekend he will remain in his current position at Florida A&M University.   


A facility in Wilmington that provides housing for women living with HIV or AIDS will continue to operate, thanks to a federal grant.