Leo Hornak is a former reporter and producer in London for PRI's The World. He previously worked at BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and BBC 2’s Newsnight.
Leo also make radio documentaries; his report on the US green card lottery was made into an hour long story for This American Life.
He occasionally venture into print — in the past The Sunday Times, the Independent and Timeout Mumbai have been kind enough to accept my scribblings.
Leo's work has won prizes at the One World Media Awards and the New York Festivals.
And, Leo is also a founder of In The Dark- a non-profit devoted to screening strange and wonderful pieces of radio in strange and wonderful venues.
For the past three years, our reporter in London, Leo Hornak, has kept in close touch with two brothers from Somalia, both refugees. They fled the violence of the extremist group al-Shabab. But their fates have diverged. One got lucky, receiving a US green card. He's now living in Maine. The other is still waiting to get refugee status in the US. But with Trump's immigrant and refugee ban, it's not looking good.
A meat-and-potato pie in northern England has boldly gone where no pastry delicacy has gone before: into (near) space.
The producer of "Muslims Like Us" explains why he thinks the UK needs this show.
Back in 2004 Jamie Hiscocks was taking a walk on the beach in the south of England when he spotted a small brown pebble — just a few inches across. About 130 million years before, it had been a brain. A dinosaur brain.
News has emerged that a sophisticated cyber-attack that aimed to destroy a TV network in France was the work of the same Russian hacking group that has targeted the Hillary Clinton campaign.
The "National Archive of Aleppo" page has become a poignant gathering place for people who want to share positive memories of the city.
A US congressional vote to allow the relatives of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government over alleged connections to the attacks could open the US up to retaliatory cases, according one legal expert.
A brief look at some of the most withering, nasty words that could have been used in the age of Shakespeare.
The Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS) has taken over the Clapham Common subway station. This is what Kickstarter was made for, isn't it?
Activists were arrested after blocking the London City Airport runway to raise awareness about the "racist climate crisis" — the latest sign of a movement that's going global and adopting new calls.