Stories from Jeb Sharp
Jeb Sharp has been telling stories on the radio since 1990, when she learned how to cut and splice audiotape with a razor blade in the basement of the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley. Her first reporting job was at Raven Radio in Sitka, Alaska and she's been in public broadcasting ever since. She has reported for The World from Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and her stories have been honored by the Overseas Press Club, the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 2005-2006.
Development & Education
Apartheid left huge scars across South African society: forced migration and racial segregation laws tore many black families apart. Many of these wounds are still close to the surface for women — but so is determination and faith.
Arts, Culture & Media
Cape Town singer Fancy Galada grew up quickly — taking care of her younger siblings when she was only 10. And at times it was terrifying. Now a mother herself, she sings to help herself heal from those early experiences.
Science, Tech & Environment
It's no surprise that Twitter is changing the way we communicate with each other — but it's also changing the way we communicate with our government. Meet Arturo Sarukhan, a former ambassador from Mexico and a pioneer in the world of digital diplomacy.
Conflict & Justice
PRI is launching a new reporting project called SafeMode, which looks at how young people around the world are taking on the threats of the future, from cyberwar to climate change to sexual violence. So we want to know: What security issues are on your mind?
Business, Finance & Economics
Beth Macy's new book "Factory Man" tells the story of a furniture maker in Virginia who took on the Asian factories that produced inexpensive knock-offs of American furniture. In the story,we meet the people who have been hurt, and helped, by globalization.