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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

Lifestyle & Belief

Reverberations from 2005 Muhammad cartoon

Today in a Danish court a Somali man said he was only trying to scare Kurt Westergaard when he broke into his home. Westergaard was the author of a controversial caricature of the Prophet Muhammad. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Carol Hills.

Global Politics

Nigerian president dies

The World's Carol Hills reports that Nigerians are mourning their president, Umaru Yar'Adua, who died last night. There were great hopes for his presidency when he came into office in 2007, but his term was marred by chronic health problems.

Global Politics

The Caucasus and Hollywood

Actor Andy Garcia is in Georgia to play the part of President Mikheil Saakashvili in a film about last year's conflict with Russia. The story is of a journalist and a cameraman caught up in the unfolding drama of the war last August. Carol Hills reports.

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