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I'm a radio journalist from California.
I have worked for APM’s Marketplace, PRI’s The World, NPR News, and BBC News.
I spent two years reporting in Egypt – one year before the revolution, one year after. I've also reported from Tunisia and Kenya. In 2010-2011 I was a Henry Luce Scholar based in Indonesia where I was an editor, producer and guest host of a weekly radio news show called "Asia Calling".
I recently received a Fulbright Research Grant to study the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.
I speak Egyptian Arabic, Indonesian, and Spanish. I'm working on my French and Swahili.
I love economics, soccer, hiking, and old Hollywood detective movies.