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.
Arts, Culture & Media
Photographer Sonia Narang recently traveled to Cuba as a tourist to see the Havana Biennial. She posted these photos to her Instagram and shared them with us here.
Development & Education
Rama Arora teaches sociology at a remote women's college in Rajasthan, India. She's the only female professor there, and her own degree came through with huge effort. Her students say their ambitions have grown through her example.
Health & Medicine
Being new to the US can be challenging enough. Now add managing your diabetes in a new culture and language. A project in California is offering help.
Lifestyle & Belief
When you are a child goddess in Nepal, you never go outside, except for festivals. After last weekend's deadly quake, however, you have no other choice.
Health & Medicine
Sonia Narang recently returned from reporting on reproductive rights in the Philippines for Across Women's Lives. She visited Manila's Fabella Hospital and shows us through her photography what it's like for Filipino women to endure one of the world's most crowded maternity wards.