The Takeaway

MATTHEW SEPTIMUS / WNYC

Last March WNYC named former New York Times journalist and CNN reporter Tanzina Vega as the new host of "The Takeaway."

She’s coming to Kent State University this week to receive the McGruder Award for diversity in journalism.

Tanzina Vega Named New Host of The Takeaway

Apr 23, 2018

Reporter and columnist Tanzina Vega has been named as host of The Takeaway, heard Mondays through Fridays on WKSU at 9 a.m. She begins on May 7. Vega joins The Takeaway from CNN, where she covered race and inequality.