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Behind the Stories: Melissa Block

Go Behind the Stories with NPR Special Correspondent Melissa Block.
Melissa Block watches athletes shoot during biathlon. Source: Courtesy of Melissa Block

Behind the Stories features perspectives from the reporters, editors, and producers who create NPR's content, offering insights into how and why they do what they do. For this post, we heard from NPR Special Correspondent Melissa Block, who covered the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Welcome back from Pyeongchang! Any jet lag?

Yes! It's vicious! Just when I think I've overcome it, I hit the wall. It's much worse coming back this way than it was heading over to Korea. Luckily, now I can nap.

We know this isn't your first time covering the Olympics. What was unique about your approach in covering these winter games?

Layers! Lots and lots of layers. I basically wore at least two of everything at

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