James Edwards is a former social media producer at The World's Global Nation desk. Previously, he was a reporter and producer with WGBH News, contributing to the station's coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt. James was also a contributor to WGBH's award-winning radio series on the Boston area's changing Catholic Church. James began his career at the investigative magazine The Chicago Reporter and the television show Need to Know on PBS. He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.