1A is a daily radio program and podcast hosted by Joshua Johnson – a smart, fresh voice with curiosity and empathy – airing across NPR member stations nationwide.
The show convenes essential conversation about today’s most important issues from politics, culture and technology while also delving into film, sports, humor and more. Like its predecessor, The Diane Rehm Show, 1A delivers a mix of topics and analysis inspired by the news.
Produced by NPR member station WAMU, 1A brings together voices from communities nationwide and the world’s most dynamic thinkers to examine complex issues, with a focus on solutions. To expand the civic dialogue, Johnson invites listeners to share their perspective via social media.
On air, online and through the show’s podcast, 1A joins NPR’s line-up of successful cross-platform programming delivering an engaged, diverse audience.