Stories from Jeb Sharp

Special Correspondent

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. 

 

 

Recent Stories

Science, Tech & Environment

Germany's 2010 bug

Remember the Y2K bug? Well, Germany is experiencing a computer glitch, 10 years after millennium bug. It's a software problem that's preventing computers from recognizing ?2010″ on credit cards. David Hecht checked it out for us.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a city on the western coast of Sweden that's home to the Swedish carmaker Saab. Trollhattan is the answer?and also the location of The Saab Automobile Museum. Marco Werman speaks with museum director Peter Beckstrom.

Global Politics

Guam awaits the Marines

The population of Guam is expected to increase by 50% in the next four years. That's because the U.S. plans to redeploy thousands of Marines from the Japanese island of Okinawa. It threatens to strain Guam's infrastructure as Akiko Fujita reports.