Nina Gregory is a senior editor for NPR's Arts Desk, where she oversees coverage of film across the network and edits and and assigns stories on television, art, design, fashion, food, and culture.
Gregory started at NPR on Christmas Eve in 2006 as an overnight editor for Morning Edition. In her time at NPR, she has covered everything from the financial crisis to elections, the Sundance Film Festival, and Comic-Con. She has worked on interviews and profiles of people including ballerina Wendy Whelan, director Ava DuVernay, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, punk icon Iggy Pop, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, which earned a Gracie award.
Before coming to NPR, Gregory worked as a freelancer and on staff at various magazines and websites. She contributed to the Los Angeles Times, the LA Weekly, Grand Royal, Intersection, TransWorld Skateboarding, and TransWorld Stance. For years, she wrote about video games, music, and pop culture for youth-oriented publications.
Gregory received a bachelor's degree from UCLA in world arts and cultures, and a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She teaches at the Daily Bruin at UCLA, where she worked for the paper and radio station.
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