Howard Berkes
Howard Berkes

Howard Berkes is NPR's Rural Affairs Correspondent and has worked 30 years at the network. He has won awards for breaking news, science, and sports journalism, and was a 1998 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University.

Green Room
Nov. 10 2011 7:23 AMPermission To Pollute
A town on the Kansas prairie finds itself fighting not only a local cement plant, but the EPA.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.