Stories from Andrea Crossan

Senior Producer

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…

Recent Stories

Conflict & Justice

'Make no mistake, these women are warriors'

The US military operated a unique special operations and intelligence gathering operation during the war in Afghanistan. Half the population was essentially off limits to male soldiers. So the Army created "cultural support teams," all female teams that accompanied special operations units, despite a ban on women serving in combat positions. The job cost one female soldier her life. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon tells her story and that of the cultural support teams in a new book, "Ashley's War."