Lakshmi Singh

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Lakshmi Singh /ˈlækʃm ˈsɪŋ/ is known for being NPR's national midday newscaster.


Singh graduated from Syracuse University in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and Latin American studies. Prior to her tenure at NPR, she worked at WAER in Syracuse, then NPR member stations KPBX (Spokane), WMFE (Orlando), and Washington DC's WAMU, where she was a reporter and local show host. She joined NPR's Newscast Unit in 2000.

In addition to announcing news throughout the day, Singh's resume includes field reporting, and contributing to NPR's Latino USA, PRI, Voice of America and Gannett News Service.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Singh's father is Indo-Trinidadian while her mother is European-Puerto Rican.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Lakshmi Singh". NPR. 2004-12-29. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
  2. ^ "PROFILE: NPR'S LAKSHMI SINGH - keeping her Mahmouds straight". SAJAforum. 2006-09-03. Retrieved 2011-11-15.