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Steve Milne

Morning Edition Anchor & Reporter

Steve Milne is the Morning Edition anchor at Capital Public Radio. He's also an award-winning reporter whose work has been heard on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered as well as Marketplace and The Voice of America.

Milne is a Capital Public Radio veteran. He started as a college intern in the mid 1980s and has been a perennial voice ever since.

While Milne's always had his foot in News, he's also played a big role in CPR's music programming. Milne hosted jazz airshifts for many years and even had a long-running, and popular, Saturday evening program called Global Beat that ended in 2003. It was around that time that he became All Things Considered host. In February of 2009 he moved to Morning Edition. 


    Stories by Steve Milne

  • Poll: Test Scores Less Important Than Critical Thinking Skills

    September 30, 2015

    California teachers say critical thinking skills, not test scores, are the best indicators of readiness for college and careers, according to a poll released today.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    FEMA Discusses Next Steps In Butte Fire Recovery

    September 25, 2015

    FEMA officials today urged people in Calaveras County affected by the Butte Fire to register for assistance from the agency.

  • Joe Shlabotnik / Flickr

    Sacramento Water Conservation Averaging 37 Percent

    September 23, 2015

    New data show the Sacramento region has averaged a 37 percent reduction in water use. That's well beyond the 25 percent reduction mandated by Governor Jerry Brown to help deal with the drought.

  • China Financial Turmoil Doesn't Slow California Economy

    September 18, 2015

    The worldwide stock market turbulence hasn’t appeared to hurt California’s economy so far. The state added 33,000 jobs last month – and its unemployment rate dropped slightly to 6.1 percent.

  • NPR's Jazz Night in America / courtesy

    Eclectic, 'Epic' Saxophonist Kamasi Washington Comes To Sacramento

    September 17, 2015

    The kind of spiritual jazz first created by John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders in the 1960s still lives in the work of Kamasi Washington. The 34-year-old tenor saxophonist and composer from Inglewood performs in Sacramento Friday night.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

    RealtyTrac: August Foreclosure Numbers Mixed

    September 17, 2015

    Research firm RealtyTrac is out with new home foreclosure numbers for August. The data show 4,400 California properties received foreclosure starts, or notices of default. That's down 30 percent from a year ago. But bank repossessions are up.

  • Eric Risberg / AP

    How To Help Victims Of Butte, Valley Fires

    September 14, 2015

    The American Red Cross is operating evacuee centers for people displaced by the Valley and Butte fires. Those wanting to help should check with the centers and relief organizations for information on current needs, as they often change daily.

  • Francois Mori / AP

    Hometown Heroes Parade Today

    September 11, 2015

    Sacramento is set to celebrate three hometown heroes who foiled an attack on a train in Europe. A parade down the Capitol Mall today will honor Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone.

  • City Considers Vacation Rental Restrictions

    September 8, 2015

    The City of Sacramento wants your ideas on potential new limits for short-term vacation rentals. A community meeting is set for tomorrow. Right now, there are nearly 200 properties within the city limits that are listed on Airbnb.

  • California Budget & Policy Center

    Report: Workforce More Diverse, Challenges Are Bigger

    September 7, 2015

    A Sacramento-based think tank says California's labor force has undergone fundamental changes in the past few decades. But public policies aren't keeping up.