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Lori Walsh

In the Moment Host, Senior Producer

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment, SDPB's news and culture radio broadcast.

In six years of public radio, she has interviewed more than 6000 guests on-air, in the studio, or on stage. Walsh is a writer, teaching artist, and member of the National Book Critics Circle and the Society for Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.

A graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif., she also studied humanities at Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu and received her bachelor's degree in journalism from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D. She was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 1994; she served six years as a cryptologic Korean linguist. Walsh lives in Sioux Falls and is the caretaker of a tortoise known as "The Entity."