Stories from Andrea Crossan
Andrea Crossan is a Boston-based Senior Producer for The World. She is the Series Director for the Across Women's Lives project. She's also the Series Creator and Director of the 50 States project. 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 Uganda, South Africa, Pakistan, India, Brazil, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Kenya. She has a Master's degree in International Journalism from City University London.
Andrea likes to spend her spare time trying to stay upright on moving objects — snowboards, surfboards, escalators.
Lifestyle & Belief
Andrea Crossan, series producer for Her Rights, on why she bought a wax leg figurine in Mumbai.
Health & Medicine
In Canada, gay marriage has been legal for 10 years. But same-sex couples can face major hurdles if they want to have a family.
Science, Tech & Environment
A hitchhiking robot from Canada planned to travel across the United States fueled by human kindness. But its trip was cut short in Philadelphia, when the "City of Brotherly Love" showed hitchBOT no such kindness.
The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China — and that's good news for Stockholm, Krakow and Olso. All three cities withdrew their bids for the games.
Conflict & Justice
A Massachusetts politician has been outspoken about his opposition to the Dominican Republic's citizenship laws — and it's sparked a battle within his constituency.