N.Y. Times Podcast Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro Signs With CAA
Lulu GarciaNavarro, formerly host of NPR’s Weekend edition and now podcast host at The New York Times ,, has signed with CAA .
The journalist and on-air talent spent 17 many years at NPR. She was the first Latina host of a flagship program for public broadcaster. Weekend edition was also hosted by GarciaNavarro. She also served as a foreign correspondent in Brazil and Israel, Mexico, and Iraq. Garcia-Navarro won two Peabody Awards. She also received a Lowell Thomas Award by the Overseas Press Club and an Edward R. Murrow Award of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. A Gracie Award for exceptional individual achievement from the Alliance for Women and the Media was also presented to Garcia-Navarro.
Last year, Garcia-Navarro quit NPR to become a podcast host at the Times . Now she is the host of First person , an audio series from Times ‘ opinions audio division. It features intimate conversations with people who are living through major news stories. The series premiered earlier this month, on June 9.
Garcia Navarro is still represented by Cody Brown, Ritholz Levy Fields LLP.
I’m a journalist who specializes in investigative reporting and writing. I have written for the New York Times and other publications.