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Drew Hinshaw is a former Fulbright scholar who studied media and political journalism and has worked extensively with the West African press.
He covers Ghana and its neighbors for GlobalPost. He speaks Twi with emerging fluency. Previously, Hinshaw worked as a reporter in New Orleans at a community paper in the Bayou.
His first love as a journalist is music, which is why he majored in The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at New York University before working for a few years as a critic. In Africa, his favorite music is Coupé Decalé, from Cote D'Ivoire.