Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is a daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after "Morning Edition" and before "All Things Considered."
Beth Burrell is a freelance journalist who worked for years as a newspaper reporter before leaving to earn a graduate degree in education. She has worked and volunteered in nonprofit and school communications, and now blogs about midlife at firstdaypress.org. She lives in suburban Philadelphia with her family.