When a variety of us hear the phrase “opinion” we consider scorching takes — factors of view in response to the information. However what concerning the experiences that form our opinions?

That’s the query we’re exploring in “First Individual,” a brand new podcast from New York Occasions Opinion with Lulu Garcia-Navarro. In every episode, Lulu sits down with folks dwelling by way of the headlines for intimate and stunning conversations that assist us make sense of our sophisticated world.

Each opinion begins with a narrative. Start listening on June 9 wherever you get your podcasts.


Lulu Garcia-Navarro is a two-time Peabody Award-winning journalist with years of expertise interviewing world leaders, authors, artists and folks dwelling on the entrance strains of a altering world. A longtime worldwide correspondent within the Center East and Latin America, Lulu was at NPR for 17 years, most not too long ago because the host of “Weekend Version,” the place she reported on every little thing from #MeToo to immigration to the pandemic. Lulu was additionally a co-host of the NPR podcast “Up First” and the primary Latina on the helm of a flagship present on the broadcaster.