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

Conflict & Justice

Fighting terrorism in Yemen

The US and Yemen share an interest in stamping out the Yemen-based group, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has been blamed for the attempt to blow up flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. Jeb Sharp talks with the BBC's Jonathan Head.

Conflict & Justice

US HIV travel ban lifted

Even as new airport security restrictions go into effect for passengers bound for the United States, the is lifting another kind of travel restriction ? the one on travellers with HIV. Anchor Jeb Sharp has more.

Conflict & Justice

Indian coin sellers

India is a country teaming with enterprise At Haji Ali Dargah, most devotees like to hand out coins to the hundreds who line the road, but few part with big bills. In response, some beggars have started a coin-change business. Linda Blake reports.

Conflict & Justice

Squatting in London

Londoner Katherine Hibbert was 26 years old and doing fine until she was laid off and informed that her rent was going up. So she decided to chuck it all? and live on just about no money. She became a squatter. We speak with her about her experience.

Global Politics

South African leader weds

South African President Jacob Zuma now has three wives after his latest wedding today. South Africans are divided on their attitudes toward polygamy. Jeb Sharp speaks with South African professor Penny Andrews about reactions to multiple wives.