College/University: B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Harvard University
Bruce Auster is a senior editor at NPR, where he is designing new ways for NPR to collaborate on stories and projects with its hundreds of member stations.
He ran NPR’s national security team from 2008 to 2015, overseeing coverage of cybersecurity, NSA eavesdropping, terrorism and the national security bureaucracy. Before that, he was senior editor of NPR’s Morning Edition.
Auster was a print reporter before joining NPR. Until 2004, he worked at U.S. News and World Report, where he covered the Pentagon and the White House, among other assignments.
He teaches JOUR 389Y/689Y – Reporting on CyberSecurity.