Casey Morell (he/him) is an associate producer/director of All Things Considered.
Before joining NPR in February 2019, he spent four years at Nevada Public Radio in Las Vegas, Nevada, serving as coordinating producer of the daily newsmagazine State of Nevada.
From 2012 to 2015, he worked at KBIA in Columbia, Missouri, where his documentary reporting on a religious community in northeast Missouri won a Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award and two RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards. During that time, he also served as executive producer of Global Journalist, a weekly public television and radio program focusing on free press issues and international affairs.
A graduate of New College of Florida (B.A. '12) and the University of Missouri School of Journalism (M.A. '14), Morell is an avid soccer fan who loves to travel.
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