Meet Juana

Juana Summers is a reporter for NPR, as well as a frequent guest host of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal."

Prior to joining NPR in May 2014, she reported for POLITICO. Summers covered the 2012 Republican primary season, as well as defense and national security policy based on Capitol Hill. Juana was a commentator for BET during the 2012 Democratic National Convention as part of her coverage of the 2012 presidential race. You can find her on-air at MSNBC, CNN, and C-SPAN. Juana is a former member of the Online News Association’s Board of Directors and a current member of the Mizzou Alumni Association’s Communications Committee. She is an alumni of the Chips Quinn Institute, the New York Times Journalism Institute and the Poynter Institute’s Reporter’s Institute. Juana has also been a guest lecture for both American University and The George Washington University. You can find her on Twitter at (@jmsummers).