Joshua Johnson is the host of 1A, which is produced by NPR member station WAMU 88.5 and distributed nationally by NPR. Johnson is a breakout public media star, most recently creator and host of the provocative nationwide public radio series, Truth Be Told, which explored race in America. "My professional passions have always centered on creativity, exploration, and service," Joshua notes. "This moment in history demands these attributes of us. It's a chance to tell stories more creatively, to explore ideas beyond our own, and to refocus on serving others."