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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

  • First Day On The Job For New Sacramento State President

    July 1, 2015

    Robert S. Nelsen, Sacramento State's new president, started his first day on the job Wednesday.

  • AAA: 4.8 Million Californians Traveling This July 4th

    July 1, 2015

    The latest AAA holiday travel survey finds more than 4.8 million Californians are expected to get out of town over the Fourth of July weekend. That’s relatively flat from last year, up only by 0.5 percent.

  • Courtesy of star5112/flickr

    Most Big Sacramento Companies Hiring In Q3

    July 1, 2015

    A new survey of the Sacramento region's biggest 100 companies finds most of them will be hiring workers over the summer.

  • Erik Bowker / Sacramento Zoo

    Blood Lollipops And Cool Showers Help Zoo Animals Cope In Heatwave

    June 30, 2015

    When the weather gets hot like today, the Sacramento Zoo helps some of its animals cool down by spraying them with water. The carnivores get blood lollipops or ice with animal blood in it. Other animals have access to air conditioned areas.

  • Saturday Marks Resurrection Of Philharmonic And Opera

    June 26, 2015

    Local classical music fans are rejoicing over the return of the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera. The two groups took the last year off from performing to merge into one company. The first concert of the 2015-16 season is Saturday night.

  • Courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Report: Sacramento Wages 10 Percent Higher Than Nation

    June 24, 2015

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today said the average worker in the Sacramento area earns 10 percent above the U.S. average. BLS also says probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make more in Sacramento than other U.S. cities.

  • Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr

    State ABC To Help Davis Beer Week Go On As Planned

    June 23, 2015

    Not long after organizers announced they'd be canceling this year's Davis Beer Week, California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control stepped in to help keep the event going.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento AME Church Vows To Keep Doors Open After Charleston Tragedy

    June 22, 2015

    Forgiveness, solidarity and defiance of evil: That was the message at Allen Chapel AME church in Del Paso Heights yesterday, the first Sunday after the massacre in Charleston.

  • Unemployment Up Slightly In May

    June 20, 2015

    Data released Friday show California added more jobs between April and May. The California Employment Development Department says the state added more than 54,000 jobs last month. Despite the job growth, the unemployment rate also increased.

  • RealtyTrac: Bank Repos Rise In May

    June 18, 2015

    Research firm RealtyTrac released its May foreclosure numbers Thursday. California posted a 31 percent year-over-year increase in bank repossessions. The numbers were similar for April.