Marc Kilstein is a former producer of the BBC World Service program Boston Calling, an offshoot of PRI's The World.
Marc Kilstein really likes to make radio. He's a former producer of the BBC World Service program Boston Calling, and sometime producer for PRI's The World.
Before joining The World newsroom, Marc was Associate Producer at the public radio documentary program Humankind. He's also been an Associate Producer at NPR’s On Point and PRI’s The Takeaway. Prior to radio, he wrote and researched for The Nation magazine and reported for Talking Points Memo.
Marc studied human rights at Columbia University and war theory at the London School of Economics.
One week, one theme: A gay men's chorus tried to join a Pride march in Istanbul. Halal BBQ explodes in Houston. Heavy-metal teen sisters move Metallica northward from Monterrey. These stories from PRI's The World show a world on the move.
Peter Pomerantsev was born in Kiev to Russian émigré parents. And though he long thought of himself as a Russian, the conflict in Ukraine has forced him to reconsider his own identity.
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack, Marine Le Pen and France's radical-right are tapping into anti-Muslim sentiment. And the French public is listening. Have we reached "Le Pen’s Moment?"
Both French and American authorities are facing serious questions over the failure to prevent this week's Paris siege. The answers may be matters of intelligence and diplomacy — but they could also come down to simple matters of time and money.
As authorities continue to search for a missing AirAsia flight bound for Singapore, fears are growing that the aircraft is "at the bottom of the sea." Meanwhile, AirAsia’s flamboyant chief executive, Tony Fernandes, has been thrust into the international spotlight as his company confronts its first major crisis.
In a post-apartheid South Africa, gender inequality is rampant. But women and girls across the country are mounting a fierce fight for their rights.
The issue of quarantine is not only a hot-button topic in the US: Officials in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, for instance, have grappled with the issue for months. And that is why some are now looking to Liberia to draw upon lessons learned from an evolved quarantine policy.
Jill Andrews is a Baltimore-based designer who specializes in custom bridal and evening gowns. But this past weekend, she participated in the Emergency Ebola Design Challenge, where she was tasked with designing improved protective gear for health workers on the frontlines of the Ebola crisis.
The southern African nation of Zambia gained independence from Britain on October 24, 1964. Half a century later, it’s one of the most politically stable countries in the region. But as Zambia celebrates its 50th birthday, some Zambians are turning their attention to fixing the problems of the future.
It was a rare political moment: the US Secretary of State paying a compliment to Cuba. But that’s what happened Friday when John Kerry commended Cuba's role in West Africa, where the island nation has sent more health workers than any other country — and plans to send even more in the coming weeks.
Tennis player Li Na never reached number one on the women’s world tour, and she only won two Grand Slam tournaments — most recently, this year’s Australian Open. But her retirement announcement Friday was greeted as a major event by the tennis world.