Angela Decker joined us as a backup host for Morning Edition in August 2016, and moved into the main chair in February 2017. She has a long history in journalism, but is new to broadcasting. When she's not at JPR, Angela is a freelance writer and part-time instructor at Southern Oregon University. She is the mother of two constantly hungry and energetic boys. When they are asleep, she writes a literary and event column for the Ashland Daily Tidings.