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Meymo Lyons, Managing Editor, News

Meymo Lyons, Acting News Director

Meymo Lyons has been pivotal in transforming WAMU 88.5 News into a vibrant, fast-paced newsroom with a strong focus on accountability journalism. Lyons joined the station in 2007 as Assignment Editor and was tasked with the goal of creating a news operation combining the best in-depth, long-form stories with the most relevant daily news coverage. Under her guidance, WAMU 88.5 News has gained a reputation as one of the most hardworking and enterprising news teams in the business. Promoted to Managing Editor in 2012, Lyons oversees a team of reporters recognized as creative storytellers and experts on their beats.


  • Matt McCleskey, Morning Edition on WAMU 88.5 Host
  • Pat Brogan, Midday Host
  • Elliott Francis, All Things Considered on WAMU 88.5 Host
  • Kavitha Cardoza, Education Reporter
  • Patrick Madden, District of Columbia Reporter
  • Jonathan Wilson, Environment Reporter
  • Michael Pope, Virginia Reporter
  • Matt Bush, Maryland Reporter
  • Armando Trull, Reporter
  • Lauren Landau, Art Beat and Metro Connection Reporter
  • Rebecca Sheir, Metro Connection Host
  • Tara Boyle, Managing Producer
  • Jacob Fenston, Special Projects Editor
  • Ashley Dejean, Nightside Editor
  • Emily Berman, Metro Connection Reporter
  • Lauren Ober, Metro Connection Reporter
  • John Hines, Metro Connection Reporter
  • Tamika Smith, Weekend Host
  • Aileen Humphreys, Weekend Host




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