About Tonya

 

Long Bio

Tonya Mosley is the co-host of NPR’s Here & Now and the award-winning podcast Truth Be Told.

Her mission-driven journalism is focused on bringing context, understanding, and empathy to listeners about the world around us.

Prior to NPR, Tonya was the Silicon Valley bureau chief for KQED, where she served as the senior editor, leading a team of journalists covering the impacts of technology companies on and society.

Tonya has also served as a television correspondent for several outlets including Al Jazeera America and KING 5 in Seattle, Washington. In 2015, Tonya was awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University where she co-created a workshop for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias and co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental study on the effects of protest coverage. In addition to her journalism, Tonya is also a documentary filmmaker and was the creator of the highly regarded women’s magazine called New Naturalista.

Tonya has won several awards for her work, most recently an Emmy Award in 2016 for her televised piece “Beyond Ferguson,” and several awards for her public radio series “Black in Seattle.”

Short Bio

Tonya Mosley is the co-host of NPR’s midday show Here & Now, host and creator of the award-winning podcast Truth Be Told, and host of NPR’s Film Club.

Her mission-driven journalism is focused on bringing context, understanding, and empathy to listeners about the world around us. Before public radio, Tonya was a television correspondent for news outlets including Al Jazeera America and KING 5 in Seattle. Washington. She’s won several awards for her work, including an Emmy Award in 2016 for her televised piece “Beyond Ferguson.”