Sonia Narang

Sonia Narang

Multimedia Journalist/Producer
 
Sonia Narang is a multimedia journalist who reports on women's rights, climate change & the environment, global health, and music & culture. She has produced and reported in-depth multimedia projects at PRI's The World, including award-winning series on women in Nepal, the fight against cancer around the world, and an innovative school in South Africa. She has also filmed musicians for The World’s Global Hit web videos.
 
Sonia has produced and reported stories across Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North America for the BBC, NPR News, Washington Post's The Lily, The New York Times, Frontline/World, NBC, and Time.com.
 
It's true, Sonia once filmed a cat café in Osaka, Japan. She's also reported on Indigenous fashion in Canada, women farmers affected by cyclones in Fiji, the aftermath of the Japan tsunami, and the controversy over U.S. military bases in Okinawa.
 
A native Californian, Sonia has a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Before that, she cut her teeth reporting and photographing for a newspaper in Colorado.
 

Recent Stories

Culture

Finland's reindeer-herding Sámi women fight climate change

The Sámi are an indigenous population in the northern parts of Finland, as well as Sweden, Norway and Russia. However, the warming climate has threatened to disrupt the Sámi people's centuries-old tradition of reindeer herding. As Arctic temperatures rise more than twice as fast as the global average, reindeer herders are struggling to cope with increasingly unpredictable and extreme weather.

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