Joshua Coe

Producer

The World

Josh Coe is a producer for The World based in Boston. 

Josh Coe is a producer for The World based in Boston. 

He joins The World from The GroundTruth Project, where he worked on three seasons of the award-winning GroundTruth Podcast as well as edited and reported stories covering a range of topics including geopolitics, nuclear policy, immigration, the 2020 elections and extremism.

His bylines can be found in English, German and Albanian-language publications such as The Boston Globe, The GroundTruth Project, Qiio Magazin and the Albanian Centre for Quality Journalism.

Josh is a graduate of Emerson College, where he majored in Journalism and minored in both Global Studies and Creative Writing. He speaks German and can survive in French.

A general view of Mes Aynak valley is seen some 25 miles southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, March 2, 2022. Buildings on top are offices of Chinese mining company MCC that won the contract to exploit the world's second-largest copper mine.

A Chinese company strikes a deal with the Taliban to extract oil from Afghanistan

Beijing signs onto a deal with the Taliban to extract oil from the north of Afghanistan. ​Graeme Smith, a senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, discusses the implications of the agreement with The World's host Carol Hills.

A Chinese company strikes a deal with the Taliban to extract oil from Afghanistan
king at desk

What kind of leader will King Charles III be?

What kind of leader will King Charles III be?
Peter Møller, attorney and co-head of the Danish Korean Rights Group, holds documents at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Danish Korean adoptees seek truth about their adoption circumstances

Danish Korean adoptees seek truth about their adoption circumstances
A worker walks alongside the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant's array of digester eggs in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

Why has polio emerged in the US, UK and Israel? A polio eradication expert weighs in.

Why has polio emerged in the US, UK and Israel? A polio eradication expert weighs in.
Magdi Omar Ytreeide Abdelmaguid and Chirag Patel are the artists behind Karpe, a Norwegian rap duo whose latest hit "PAF.no," has gotten people across the country talking about Norwegianess and belonging. 

This Norwegian chart-topper speaks to Norway’s immigration story

This Norwegian chart-topper speaks to Norway’s immigration story
Phyo Zeya Thaw arrives at the Myanmar parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Aug. 19, 2015.

Mynamar junta executes 4 pro-democracy activists to 'instill fear,' Radio Free Asia editor says

Myanmar's government confirmed Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years, hanging a former lawmaker, a democracy activist and two other political prisoners.

Mynamar junta executes 4 pro-democracy activists to 'instill fear,' Radio Free Asia editor says
People take pictures in front of Sagrada Familia Basilica designed by architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, July 9, 2021. 

As euro slides in value, US likely to 'import more, export less,' economist explains

The sliding value of the euro could have a big impact on the US trade deficit, according to economist Eswar Prasad, a trade policy professor who spoke to The World's Marco Werman from Spain.

As euro slides in value, US likely to 'import more, export less,' economist explains
Chinese policemen patrol the bund area in Shanghai, June 1, 2022.

Massive data breach in China raises questions around govt's responsibility in securing data, expert says

Zeyi Yang, a China reporter with MIT Technology Review, looked at some of the data and spoke from New York with The World's host Marco Werman about the situation.

Massive data breach in China raises questions around govt's responsibility in securing data, expert says
Activists from right-wing Hindu organization Bajrang Dal burn an effigy of Islamic terrorism during a protest against the Tuesday killing of Kanhaiya Lal, a Hindu man in a suspected religious attack in western Udaipur city of Rajasthan state, in Ahmedabad

'India is a tinderbox': Religious tensions come to a boiling point after brutal murder of Hindu tailor

“Religious polarization has been rising in India under [Narendra] Modi, who is seen as a Hindu nationalist leader,” journalist Sushmita Pathak told The World’s Marco Werman. 

'India is a tinderbox': Religious tensions come to a boiling point after brutal murder of Hindu tailor
Body bags lie at the scene where a tractor trailer with multiple dead bodies was discovered, in San Antonio, Texas

Migrant smuggling networks arise from the 'lack of legal pathways' into the US, expert says

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a public policy professor at George Mason University in Virginia, spoke with The World's host Carol Hills about the networks behind the illegal smuggling operations.

Migrant smuggling networks arise from the 'lack of legal pathways' into the US, expert says
King Philippe of Belgium, right, greets 100-year-old corporal Albert Kunyuku, the last surviving Congolese veteran of World War II during a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Wednesday June 8, 2022. 

Belgian King Philippe’s visit to DR Congo stirs hope for a 'win-win partnership,' historian says

History professor Charles Tshimanga-Kashama joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the historic visit and its implications for the future relations between the two countries.

Belgian King Philippe’s visit to DR Congo stirs hope for a 'win-win partnership,' historian says
A Ryanair plane parks at the airport in Weeze, Germany

‘It’s absolutely ludicrous’: Traveler up in arms after being forced to take Ryanair’s Afrikaans-language test to fly

Dinesh Joseph, who is a South African-born leadership and management trainer based in London, was recently on vacation and was one of the people forced to take the test before boarding his flight from the Canary Islands back to the UK. He described the experience to The World's host Marco Werman.

‘It’s absolutely ludicrous’: Traveler up in arms after being forced to take Ryanair’s Afrikaans-language test to fly
Alexander Skarsgård stars as Amleth and Anya Taylor-Joy as Olga in director Robert Eggers' "The Northman."

‘The Northman’ went to extreme lengths to bring the Viking Age to modern audiences, experts say

Film director Robert Eggers spent $90 million to bring the Norse legend of Amleth to life on the screen, and he consulted a number of experts to do so.

‘The Northman’ went to extreme lengths to bring the Viking Age to modern audiences, experts say
President Joe Biden walks to board Air Force One, April 21, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, en route to Portland, Oregon.

Are sanctions against Russia working? An expert weighs in.

Bill Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Management and author of "Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath," was once a big investor in Russia. He spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about whether sanctions against Russia are working as intended.

Are sanctions against Russia working? An expert weighs in.
Shchedryk Children’s Choir of Kyiv performs at the 2019 Summa Cum Laude International Youth Choir Festival.

Kyiv children’s choir’s world tour was canceled amid war. This conductor is finding other ways to share their music.

Shchedryk Children’s Choir from Kyiv was poised to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a world tour. Then, Russia invaded Ukraine, canceling all plans. Conductor Saul Zaks is now on a mission to make sure the world hears the choir’s "magical" sounds.  

Kyiv children’s choir’s world tour was canceled amid war. This conductor is finding other ways to share their music.