Carline Watson is the executive producer of NPR's Culture and Identity Unit.
Previously, she served as executive producer of NPR's Tell Me More and before that she was supervising senior producer for NPR's news talk-show Talk of the Nation.
In January 1996, Watson came to work at NPR as an editorial assistant on Weekend Edition Sunday. Since that time she has worked on the first iteration of satellite radio, News and Notes, and All Things Considered. Watson was the first producer and on-air director of The Tavis Smiley Show.