Liane Hansen

Radio Host

Liane Hansen was born on September 29th, 1951 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States and is the Radio Host from United States. Discover Liane Hansen's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 71 years old.

Date of Birth
September 29, 1951
Nationality
United States
Place of Birth
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Age
71 years old
Zodiac Sign
Libra
Profession
Journalist, Radio Personality
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Education
University of Hartford
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Spouse(s)
Neal Conan (1982–2011)
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About Liane Hansen

Liane Hansen (born September 29, 1951, Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American journalist and radio personality who was senior host of the National Public Radio newsmagazine Weekend Edition Sunday until her retirement in May 2011.

Her experience in broadcast journalism includes working as a reporter, producer, and host for local and national programs. Hansen's first participation in NPR programming was in 1976 when she was a production assistant and substitute host for Fresh Air.

In 1979, she formally joined NPR as a production assistant for All Things Considered.

She hosted Weekend All Things Considered before hosting Performance Today and guest-hosting Fresh Air.

In November 1989, Hansen joined Weekend Edition Sunday. Hansen is the daughter of Edwin Hansen and Lois Hansen.

The spelling of Hansen's first name came from that of Liane de Pougy (1869–1950).

She was married to fellow NPR host Neal Conan with whom she has a son (Connor) and daughter (Casey).

In April 2011, Hansen stated publicly that she and Conan were divorcing, in a parting described as "amicable".On May 30, 2010 Hansen announced that she would retire from Weekend Edition Sunday at the end of May 2011, a time that coincided with the end of her contract with NPR and with the lease on her apartment in Washington, DC. She intended to spend her retirement on Delaware's ocean shore.

Her last broadcast was May 29, 2011.

After retiring, Hansen moved to Bethany Beach, Delaware, and helped launch Delaware's only public radio station, WDDE, and serves on its governing board.

Biography

Hansen was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her first participation in public broadcasting was in 1976, when she became a production assistant and substitute host for then then-local public radio show Fresh Air in Philadelphia. In 1979, she joined NPR as a production assistant for All Things Considered. She later hosted Weekend All Things Considered, Performance Today and guest-hosted the Fresh Air after that program was in national syndication through NPR. In November 1989, Hansen joined Weekend Edition Sunday.

Hansen is the daughter of Edwin Hansen and Lois Hansen. The spelling of Hansen's first name came from that of Liane de Pougy (1869–1950). She was married to fellow NPR host Neal Conan with whom she has a son (Connor) and daughter (Casey). In April 2011, Hansen stated publicly that she and Conan were divorcing, in a parting described as "amicable".

On May 30, 2010 Hansen announced that she would retire from Weekend Edition Sunday at the end of May 2011, a time that coincided with the end of her contract with NPR and with the lease on her apartment in Washington, DC. She intended to spend her retirement on Delaware's ocean shore. Her last broadcast was May 29, 2011. After retiring, Hansen moved to Bethany Beach, Delaware, and helped launch Delaware's only public radio station, WDDE, and serves on its governing board.

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