Stories from Andrea Crossan
Andrea Crossan is a Boston-based Senior Producer for The World. Andrea moved to Boston after working as a BBC producer in London. Before joining the program, she worked for a number of news organizations, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Associated Press and NBC News.
Andrea has reported from England, Italy, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Kenya. She has a Master's degree in International Journalism from City University London. In 2009, Andrea received a Gatekeeper Editors Fellowship from the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins University.
Andrea likes to spend her spare time trying to stay upright on moving objects — snowboards, surfboards, escalators…
It's hard to be a Toronto Blue Jays fan, and now it's even harder just to get in the stadium to watch a game. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Major League Baseball is directing all of its teams, including Toronto, to tighten security at entrances.
Conflict & Justice
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacks on two embassies in Tripoli recently, and it's reportedly boosting its numbers as local Islamist groups fade. It's a reminder of how unstable Libya has become since the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi was attacked in 2012.
He was a British colonial hero. But to students of the University of Cape Town, the statue of Cecil Rhodes had to go.
Arts, Culture & Media
Valentina Lisitsa isn't just a concert pianist, she's an Internet sensation. But her strong pro-Russian political views led the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to cancel her upcoming performances after a public backlash.
Health & Medicine
Imagine being in a hospital with a deadly illness and you can't see the faces of the people caring for you. That's what it's like for Ebola patients. And it's what Los Angeles-based artist Mary Beth Heffernan went to Liberia to change.