Alex Gallafent

Alex Gallafent

Alex Gallafent is a New York City-based correspondent whose reports for PRI’s The World have taken him to Swaziland, South Africa, the Brazilian Amazon, Turkey, Chile and the UAE. A former staff reporter and producer, he produced The World’s series on US presidential influence overseas in 2012. Alex’s radio career began with the BBC in London, where he produced flagship arts programs Front Row and Night Waves; Outlook; and the globe-spanning music show, Late Junction.

Alex is also a Design Lead at IDEO, and a composer/sound designer for theater on both sides of the Atlantic.

Recent Stories

Global Politics

Vice president's trip

Vice President Dick Cheney so far is NOT scheduled to appear at the Republican National Convention. He'll be in Europe. The World's Alex Gallafent tells us what's on the Vice President's itinerary.

Environment

Human waste feeds British crops

British farmers are increasingly using human waste to fertilize their crops; the technique has a long history, and it's growing increasingly popular around the world, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Global Politics

Iran's missile threats

Iran said today it's conducted more missile tests and in response the United States has imposed more economic sanctions on Iran, but some American exports to Iran have increased, including some popular consumer goods

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