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…
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.
It's his first visit to the homeland of his father — but President Barack Obama has already caused controversy ahead of his Kenya trip over his support for gay rights.
Arts, Culture & Media
It's Swahili. It's French. It's English. It's hip hop created by American professor Pierce Freelon on his latest trip to Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Except this time, news broke back home in the US about black churches set ablaze. Freelon soon turned his beats making lab into a masterclass on race relations.