Marc Kilstein really likes to make radio. He's a former producer of the BBC World Service program Boston Calling, and sometime producer for PRI's The World.
Before joining The World newsroom, Marc was Associate Producer at the public radio documentary program Humankind. He's also been an Associate Producer at NPR’s On Point and PRI’s The Takeaway. Prior to radio, he wrote and researched for The Nation magazine and reported for Talking Points Memo.
Marc studied human rights at Columbia University and war theory at the London School of Economics.
One week, one theme: A gay men's chorus tried to join a Pride march in Istanbul. Halal BBQ explodes in Houston. Heavy-metal teen sisters move Metallica northward from Monterrey. These stories from PRI's The World show a world on the move.
We've put together six stories about identity for your weekend: Choose from the Chinese activist Ai Weiwei and his Zodiac Heads exhibit, a young Afghan musician who fought an arranged marriage on the mic and the world of artisanal perfume.
Mohammad Jibran Nasir is a 28-year-old lawyer and civil rights activist from Pakistan. He’s touring the United States to promote his message of anti-extremism, and to raise awareness around his two social campaigns, #NeverForgetPk and #ReclaimYourMosques.
Two years after the Boston Marathon bombing, are we any more secure? Maybe, but one security expert says it's not the marathon attack that's been driving the conversation about security across the country.
Soccer has long been king in Haiti. But over the last few years, a new sport has taken hold: basketball. Now, there's an ambitious push, led by an unlikely cast of characters, to build a Haitian national team that can compete on the Olympic stage.
Peter Pomerantsev was born in Kiev to Russian émigré parents. And though he long thought of himself as a Russian, the conflict in Ukraine has forced him to reconsider his own identity.
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack, Marine Le Pen and France's radical-right are tapping into anti-Muslim sentiment. And the French public is listening. Have we reached "Le Pen’s Moment?"
Both French and American authorities are facing serious questions over the failure to prevent this week's Paris siege. The answers may be matters of intelligence and diplomacy — but they could also come down to simple matters of time and money.
As authorities continue to search for a missing AirAsia flight bound for Singapore, fears are growing that the aircraft is "at the bottom of the sea." Meanwhile, AirAsia’s flamboyant chief executive, Tony Fernandes, has been thrust into the international spotlight as his company confronts its first major crisis.
In a post-apartheid South Africa, gender inequality is rampant. But women and girls across the country are mounting a fierce fight for their rights.