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 and Kenya. She has a Masters 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…
Conflict & Justice
Five detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison were recently released in exchange for US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. But there are still 150 men at the prison and Pardiss Kebriaei, a lawyer representing two Gitmo detainees, says her clients' path to release might still be a long one.
It's hard to imagine how soccer players could endure running around in Qatar's searing summer heat. So what's it like to work a 12 hour day building stadiums for World Cup 2022?
Arts, Culture & Media
Meet Jack Purcell and Jack Purcell: One was a local hero and the other was a badminton player. Now a park in Ottawa has a monument to the wrong man.
Science, Tech & Environment
Does this trash pile make me look thinner? Tunisians are taking and posting "trash selfies" in an effort to clean up long-festering piles of garbage on their streets.
Should Americans stand in silence to honor the country's veterans? Two Massachusetts brothers think they should.