Stories from Sonia Narang
Sonia Narang is a multimedia producer and video journalist. She has produced videos for in-depth multimedia projects at PRI's The World, including the global cancer series
and the year-long South African school series
. She has also filmed musicians for The World’s Global Hit web videos.
Sonia has also produced and reported video stories in Japan, India and the US for the New York Times, GlobalPost, PBS NewsHour, Frontline/World, and Time.com.
She once filmed a cat petting café in Osaka. She also reported on the aftermath of the Japan tsunami, the controversy over U.S. military bases in Okinawa, and alternative energy in rural India.
Sonia has a master’s degree in journalism and documentary film from the University of California at Berkeley. A native Californian, she first ventured east for college (majored in English at Amherst College), and got her start in journalism at a newspaper in Colorado more than a decade ago.
Here's one of the lucky families from Aleppo who escaped the Syrian civil war while they could and re-settled in Denmark.
Development & Education
A town south of Berlin had to act fast when it was assigned 16 refugee students from an overcrowded school district nearby. Administrators hired a recent college grad to teach a "welcome" class where the new students study German and prepare to integrate into regular classrooms.
Conflict & Justice
Bushra escaped from Iraq, but she and her family had been stuck in a makeshift shelter at Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport. Now pregnant, the mother of five is worried about raising her new baby in an emergency shelter. However, she's gotten some good news.
Lifestyle & Belief
In the villages of Indonesia, teens often have limited access to family planning due to misconceptions about birth control and cultural taboos. Photographer Sonia Narang met women, like 19-year-old Wadianti, who became mothers much younger than they anticipated.
Arts, Culture & Media
Inside Café Blå Time, which means "Blue Hour" café in Danish, a crowd gathered to watch a line-up of international musicians during the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.