Julia Barton


Julia Barton is an independent producer and editor with a soft spot for the former Soviet Union, which she first visited in 1985.

Her reports from Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and elsewhere have aired on The World and other public media outlets.

She also edits the podcast Life of the Law and works with PRX, the Public Radio Exchange, to support high-production value podcasts.

Recent Stories

Lifestyle & Belief

Russia cuts its traffic deaths with tough fines —and upbeat ads

Even with car ownership on the rise in Russia, the country has been able to drastically cuts its traffic deaths. The designer of its road safety program stopped trying to scare Russians into safety, and now tries to make them proud to be safe drivers.