John Speer

John Speer, MA

Adjunct Instructor
Business Communication
Areas of Interest

John Speer joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2014 as an adjunct instructor. He has more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast news industry. Currently, Speer is news anchor for the “All Things Considered” program at National Public Radio (NPR). As an NPR journalist, he spent a decade working as a business correspondent covering manufacturing, small business, and cutting-edge entrepreneurs who are changing the face of their respective industries. Award-winning reporting includes being part of the team that won a Peabody for coverage of the 9/11 terror attacks. Speer received his MA degree from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. At Carey, he has taught Business Communication.

Selected publications

  • Peabody, Peabody. (2001).
  • Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting, ICI Education Foundation and American University, ICI. (2000).
  • Best Editorial Commentary, Washington Journalism Society. (1990).
  • Best News Feature, AIR Awards. (1990).