Stories from Jeb Sharp

Show Producer

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 is currently The World's show producer, supervising the Boston newsroom and curating content for the daily broadcast. 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 Professional Journalists and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 2006. 

 

 

Recent Stories

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.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz

For today's geo quiz, we are looking for the name of the building in Taiwan that held the title of world's tallest building? until the newly-opened Burj in Dubai came along to take top spot.

Arts, Culture & Media

Romas under attack in Europe

Europe's largest minority group, the Roma, is struggling to cope with a rise in attacks against Romas in several countries. That's prompted a surge in asylum requests from Romas hoping to leave for Canada. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Hungary.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz, we are looking for the name of the building in Taiwan that held the title of world's tallest building? until the newly-opened Burj in Dubai came along to take top spot.

Arts, Culture & Media

Lhasa

We pay tribute to Lhasa de Sela. Lhasa established her musical career in Montreal and in 1997 her debut album ?La Llorona' won the Canadian Juno Award for Best Global Artist. The bluesy, rootsy voice of Lhasa was silenced on New Year's Day.