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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

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

    Report: Construction Leads Annual Job Growth In Region

    August 19, 2016

    State data released today show total jobs in the Sacramento region increased by 17,700, or nearly two percent from July 2015 to July 2016. The state Employment Development Department says construction led year-over growth.

  • Damian Dovarganes / AP

    Report: 23 Percent Water Reduction In July

    August 18, 2016

    A new report finds people in the Sacramento region continue to cutback on water use even though the state dropped mandatory conservation requirements two months ago. The data show water reductions reached 23 percent in July.

  • Poll: Californians Support Gun Control, Legal Pot

    August 17, 2016

    A new UC Berkeley poll finds California voters overwhelmingly support Proposition 63, a sweeping gun control measure on the November ballot, and Proposition 64, the initiative legalizing recreational marijuana use.

  • Steve Milne / Capital Public Radio

    Suzuki Students Showcased In Mega Piano Concert

    August 12, 2016

    The stage of Sacramento's Community Center Theatre is packed with 10 pianos, side by side. On Sunday, 200 young pianists from around the globe will take turns playing simultaneously. It's part of the biannual Suzuki International 10 Piano Concert.

  • Report: Fewer Sacramento Homeowners Underwater

    August 11, 2016

    A new report finds fewer Sacramento area homeowners were underwater during the second-quarter, meaning they didn't owe more than their home was worth. Research firm ATTOM Data Solutions says 8 percent of homeowners were underwater.

  • Shooting Of Volunteer Puts Search For Missing Hiker On Hold

    August 10, 2016

    The search for a missing hiker is on hold while Nevada County authorities try to find a gunman who shot a volunteer rescuer in the hip. The injured man is one of about 240 search-and-rescue volunteers from Placer County.

  • Report: Home Prices Likely To Soften

    August 8, 2016

    Research firm Clear Capital says Sacramento area home prices have increased by 9.5 percent from a year ago. An analyst says prices will likely soften due to supply and demand - fewer first-time home buyers can afford to buy now.

  • Callaway Celebrates The Art Of Storytelling Through Music

    August 8, 2016

    Jazz singer Ann Hampton Callaway performs at Lake Tahoe tonight. She's recorded albums and sung throughout the world. But her most lucrative gig was singing the theme to a sitcom. Callaway says "it's the song my accountant calls my finest work..."

  • Marnette Federis / Capital Public Radio

    Oak Park Holds Alternative "Night Out" Event

    August 2, 2016

    An Oakland-based human rights group is organizing block parties throughout the U.S. tonight, including Sacramento's Oak Park neighborhood, intended to redefine National Night Out as a way for black communities to respond to police violence.

  • Mike Mozart / Flickr

    Sacramento Area Gas Prices Lower Than Last Year's At This Time

    August 1, 2016

    A new report finds Sacramento area gas prices fell six cents per gallon in the past week. The average price for a gallon in the region is now $2.57.