Marina Giovannelli joined The World as a Metcalf Environmental Reporting Fellow in October, 2009. She covers the science, politics and economics of global environmental issues.
Before joining The World, Marina worked as a producer for NPR's Morning Edition and NPR.org. Marina recently covered science and immigration for the NPR affiliate in Wilmington, NC. The North Carolina Associated Press named Marina 'Rookie Reporter of the Year' and awarded her reporting 'Best use of Sound'. A native of Mexico City, Marina speaks fluent Spanish and has reported for NPR from Mexico. Marina earned her Bachelor's of Science from the University of California at San Diego in neuroscience and environmental chemistry.
When she is not reporting or reading news, Marina is probably in a yoga class, whipping up a culinary experiment or checking out a new band.