Brady Carlson

Reporter and Host, Weekend Edition

Brady Carlson’s latest role at NHPR is actually two roles: reporting for NHPR’s news team, while also hosting Weekend Edition on Saturdays and Sundays.

It’s the latest stop on an NHPR career that has included a little bit of everything since he joined the station in 2005. As NHPR’s webmaster, he led NHPR.org's expansion into an Edward R. Murrow award-winning platform for online discussions and multimedia content, and he launched many of NHPR’s Facebook pages and Twitter feeds, as well as the station's Public Insight Network.

While serving as All Things Considered host for four years, he interviewed presidential hopefuls, authors, state lawmakers and other notable Granite Staters, while helping to add weekly segments such as Foodstuffs, Granite Geek and New England Snapshot. He’s guest hosted The Exchange, served as a frequent guest on Word of Mouth and helped to anchor NHPR’s election and primary night coverage.

Brady's first book, a tour of the gravesites of the U.S. presidents, was published in February 2016.

Brady holds a Master’s Degree in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College in Boston and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. He and his wife, Sonya, live in Concord with their three children, Owen, Wyatt and Georgia.

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  The state is set to release new employment figures this week. 

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  Dartmouth College is celebrating its class of 2016. 

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Republican Jack Flanagan has served in a number of elected offices – most notably as state house majority leader – but says he’s most at home digging into public policy. 

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  Republican Donald Trump is set to return to New Hampshire next week, his first visit to the state since winning the New Hampshire presidential primary. 

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A new state forecast shows New Hampshire will see continued job growth through 2024, but it won't be fast. 

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  Amtrak officials say the Downeaster train line has improved its reliability this year, following delays and other issues in 2015. 

Another phase of the expansion of Interstate 93 begins today. 

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  New Hampshire Republicans say protecting the first-in-the-nation presidential primary and party unity are among the GOP's themes for 2016.

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  Democrat Steve Marchand has worn more than a few hats in his day - he's been mayor of Portsmouth, worked with the No Labels movement in New Hampshire, worked at UNH, done political and business consulting, and more. Now he's looking to be New Hampshire's next governor. 

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  Early in his career Republican Rich Ashooh worked for a US Senator. Now he'd like to head to Capitol Hill himself. 

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  New Hampshire is changing the way it handles criminal background checks for day care providers under a law signed this week by Governor Hassan. 

Around 150 members of an Army Reserve battalion based in Londonderry are heading to the Middle East to support the fight against the so-called Islamic State. 

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  The US Senate is backing an amendment to allow a sober living home for veterans in Manchester to again seek federal funds. 

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  New Hampshire officials are marking Memorial Day by unveiling a monument dedicated to those killed in the conflicts in Iraq to Afghanistan.

  Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start to summer tourism season. 

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  As summer tourism season begins, the New Hampshire Lakes Association is reminding recreational boaters to help keep invasive species from spreading.

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  Manchester's police chief says the city's officers will not be featured on the TV show "COPS" as originally planned. 

  Authorities have found the body of a Canadian man who went missing on Mount Washington this month.

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  This Memorial Day weekend the state expects some 600,000 people to come to New Hampshire. Many of them will be on the Seacoast, though probably not many of them will do what poet and author Julia Shipley did - walking the 13 mile stretch along New Hampshire's coast. 

The debate over bathrooms and who should use them picked up steam after North Carolina's recent law requiring people to use bathrooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate. But the debate started years before North Carolina took it up.

One of the first battles was in New Hampshire in 2009 and started out as, "a really very simple extension of nondiscrimination protection to a class that isn't covered and needs to be covered," said state Rep. Ed Butler, a Democrat.

New Hampshire is expecting a record number of visitors over Memorial Day weekend.

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Republican State Senator Nancy Stiles of Hampton says she won't seek another term in the fall. 

New Hampshire's Catholic diocese says it's reopening a church in Nashua for fans of the Latin Mass. 

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  A new solar array for the town of Durham is nearing completion. 

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  The New Hampshire Department of Corrections is reopening a retail space for its industry programs. 

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  Democrat Mark Connolly is best known for taking on Tyco, bringing in big settlements from large companies as a state securities regulator, and resigning in protest of the state’s handling of the FRM Ponzi scheme. 

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  College commencement season marches on in New Hampshire. 

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  A University of New Hampshire professor who pioneered research into family violence has died. 

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The state plans to streamline its mental health and substance abuse programs for children. 

The state begins several bridge repair projects this week. 

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