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.
More than 1,500 years ago, at the height of the Roman Empire, a young woman died. Someone close to her thought she might need some help in the next life. Help from a demon.
Five years ago this month, a street protest was held after a young black man was shot dead by police in an inner city. Not a story from the USA, but from London, England.
Thieves cut through the roof of a train carrying millions of dollars worth of banknotes in southern India.
A wing of the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed at least 70 people in the province of Balochistan.
"Life's a bitch. Don't vote for one" is *probably* not a slogan approved by the Trump campaign.
Rev. Jesse Jackson has urged Democrats and black voters to unite behind Hillary Clinton, in spite of his long association with Bernie Sanders.
When British voters grew tired of the two-party system, they found an alternative. But for many it didn't work out how they planned.
Hawk Newsome cares deeply about America's presidential election. But one thing the activist says he won't be doing in November is voting. For anyone.
Concrete doesn't get a lot of love in the modern world. You don't hear people admiring the beauty of concrete building work, or small children wanting to grow up to be cement salespeople. Probably the only time that concrete gets a mention in popular culture is as a form of footware for unlucky gangsters. That's wrong.