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LA Times: Arun Rath to Anchor Weekend All Things Considered. ht @theaerogram @npratc @SAAJAHQ

Arun RathArun Rath has been named anchor of the Weekend Edition of “All Things Considered” on National Public Radio, reports the Los  Angeles Times.

Rath is a member of the South Asian Journalists Association and currently is a reporter for PBS’ “Frontline” and “The World.”

“I’m especially excited to join the show as it reinvents itself at NPR West,” Rath said.  “The intense diversity of Los Angeles is invigorating – all the racial, economic and political diversity smashed together – it’s what’s best and most exciting about America.”

He is the second South Asian American in recent weeks to be appointed to a high profile position on Public Broadcasting. Recently Hari Sreenivasan was named weekend anchor of the new  “PBS Newshour Weekend” which debuts Sept 7.

You can read more about Rath and how “Weekend Edition: All Things Considered” will change after it moves from Washington, D.C. to Culver City near Los Angeles in the Los  Angeles Times.




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