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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

Conflict & Justice

Olympic torch on Mt Everest

The World's Carol Hills reports on China's preparations for taking the Olympic torch all the way to the summit of Mt. Everest; China's state-run television began live broadcasts from the mountain today.=

Kenya's press coverage

The World's Carol Hills reports on the challenges facing Kenya's journalists as they try to cover the crisis spreading throughout their country.

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