Stories from Andrea Crossan
Andrea Crossan is a Boston-based Senior Producer for The World. Andrea moved to Boston after working as a BBC producer in London. Before joining the program, she worked for a number of news organizations, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Associated Press and NBC News.
Andrea has reported from England, Italy, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Kenya. She has a Master's degree in International Journalism from City University London. In 2009, Andrea received a Gatekeeper Editors Fellowship from the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins University.
Andrea likes to spend her spare time trying to stay upright on moving objects — snowboards, surfboards, escalators…
Arts, Culture & Media
South Africa has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. For 20 years, talk radio shows have been giving advice on how to stop the spread of the virus. But are South Africans listening?
Conflict & Justice
More than 30,000 children were kidnapped during Uganda's civil war, and many were forced to become child soldiers. Today, the country grapples with a complicated question: how to judge their atrocities.
She told the world that she was HIV positive — and then she fought for the millions of people like her.
Health & Medicine
The World Health Organization has announced the success of a new Ebola vaccine — but also warned it isn't a silver bullet.
Business, Economics and Jobs
When this Ugandan teacher got a new job in Kuwait, she was thrilled. But when she arrived, her passport was taken from her — and she was given a mop.