Up First

Publisher:
NPR

Up First

4.8/5

Critic Rating

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Michel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Ayesha Rascoe on "The Sunday Story," available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.Support NPR's reporting by subscribing to Up Fi...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Alice Florence Orr • PodcastReview.org Sep 20, 2023

"...runs as smoothly as clockwork...Sundays are reserved for “The Sunday Story” with Ayesha Rascoe. This segment’s deeper delve into human interest stories makes it a standout addition to the lineup."

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Score: 4.6

Alison Osborne • Quill Inc. Oct 19, 2020

"One thing that I really love about this podcast is how short and concise it is. Every episode is under 15 minutes, that’s three stories in 15 minutes - they have truly perfected how to pick out the key pieces in a discussion to provide value to listeners quickly."

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