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Stories from Carol Hills

Senior Producer and host.

Carol Hills was part of the original team that created and launched "The World" in 1996. Currently, she is a producer, occasional reporter and host who proudly calls herself a generalist. Carol is interested in everything from US policy options in Afghanistan to the rise in pet ownership in the Middle East. She also has an interest in global humor (yes, sometimes it actually does translate) and produces a weekly narrated slideshow of political cartoons from around the globe. 

Over the years, Carol has reported from Cuba, Nigeria, and Vietnam. She was a Knight Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during 2001-2002 and has a master's degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Carol got her journalistic start in Boston on "The Ten O’Clock News" with Christopher Lydon.

Recent Stories

Global Politics

Cuban blogger gets government's attention

Cuba's blogosphere is relatively small and its most famous practitioner is Yoani Sacnhez. She says her blog "Generation Y" isn't an act of dissent, but is more a daily diary to describe what it is like to live in Cuba. The World's Carol Hills has more.

Arts, Culture & Media

South African poet Lesego Rampolokeng

Lesego Rampolokeng is a South African writer and poet who came out of the 'Black Consciousness' movement of the 1980s. 20 years later, he's still angry, and his written voice is still appealing to South African musicians. The World's Carol Hills reports.

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