Sarah McCammon is a National Correspondent for NPR. Her work focuses on political, social, & cultural divides in America, including the intersections of politics and religion, agriculture and environmental issues, race and education, and more. Prior to joining NPR in 2015, McCammon reported for NPR member stations in Georgia, Iowa, and Nebraska, where she often hosted news magazines and talk shows.
During the 2016 election cycle, she was NPR's lead political reporter assigned to the Donald Trump campaign. She was a regular on the NPR Politics Podcast and reported on the GOP primary, the rise of the Trump movement, divisions within the Republican Party over the future of the GOP & the role of religion in those debates.
McCammon began her journalism career as a newspaper reporter. She's received numerous regional and national journalism awards, including the Atlanta Press Club's "Excellence in Broadcast Radio Reporting" honor in 2015. She is a native of Kansas City, Mo.
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