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…
Arts, Culture & Media
It's Swahili. It's French. It's English. It's hip hop created by American professor Pierce Freelon on his latest trip to Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Except this time, news broke back home in the US about black churches set ablaze. Freelon soon turned his beats making lab into a masterclass on race relations.
It looked like a giant bicycle helmet and it was going to be the most expensive Olympic stadium ever — but the Japanese government has pulled the plug on plans to build the $2 Billion venue.
Conflict & Justice
For almost 70 years, Japan has had a pacifist constitution. Now the government has approved bills that would change that.
Science, Tech & Environment
He was ordered to euthanize them — instead he chose to save them. A Canadian conservation officer refused to kill two orphaned bear cubs. Now he's suspended from his job.
Conflict & Justice
Thousands of Chinese teenagers travel alone to the US to attend high school. They're called parachute kids — and their numbers have skyrocketed in recent years. Now a shocking case of bullying in California has brought to light the problems that come with these teenagers living so far away from their families.