Produces stories for BBC/PRI's The World and PRI's Otherhood.
Catherine Whelan is a radio producer, poet, and preposterous wordnerd. Catherine has lived, worked, and studied in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Southern California, and Western Massachusetts. Formerly she was a radio producer for WGBH News. Prior to that she contributed to the Peabody Award-winning program State of the Re:Union. She loves making noise.
YouTube has given a generation of diverse superstars a place to start their careers. But can they find a place in the far less diverse Hollywood scene?
Leo Goldberger was smuggled out of Denmark to Sweden during the Nazi-occupation. He's upset by President Donald Trump's executive order banning travel to the US by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
Juliette Kayyem was an official in the Department of Homeland Security under Barack Obama and is now an analyst for various media. She says the ban on Muslims from seven nations entering the US will be a big problem for her former colleagues.
Journalist Constance Hale's new book is about a Hawaiian renaissance — told through hula.
Middle Suburbs are places that are neither urban nor rural. They're neither liberal nor conservative. They're the middle, but their issues aren't dissimilar from so many other communities.
Amr Koura is a businessman in Cairo. He fears a Clinton presidency more than a Trump.
When it comes to rescue missions, Mehdi Salehi says every second counts, and he would know.