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Broadcast Journalist Noel King is joining _Today, Explained, _the network’s flagship daily news podcast, as co-host and editorial director. King joins Vox Audio creative director Sean Rameswaram.
King starts at Vox on January 3, 2022, and will begin appearing on the podcast early next year.
King joins Vox from NPR, where she was a co-host of _Morning Edition _and Up First. She was part of a team of NPR journalists who won an Edward R. Murrow Award, and were finalists for the duPont-Columbia Award, for reporting on the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy.
_Today, Explained _launched in 2018 with Rameswaram as host, and has released nearly 1,000 episodes. It was named Best News Podcast in the Podcast Academy’s inaugural Ambie Awards and the 2021 Webby Awards.
Vox Media also announced a partnership with WNYC Studios to distribute _Today, Explained _to public radio stations nationwide beginning in 2022. This partnership marks the first major terrestrial radio distribution partnership for Vox Media, following an hour-long special edition of the Vox podcast Unexplainable distributed by American Public Media this fall.