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.
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.
The United States and Japan have been allies and strategic partners since World War II, but an effort to move and expand a Marine Corps base in Okinawa is causing friction with locals.
The fusion of West African music, Mississippi Delta blues and Caribbean rhythms are what the band Bokanté is all about.
Meet the "sleeping bag councilwoman" who camped out for an entire year to protest the relocation of a US military base on the island of Okinawa.
The executive order that Donald Trump signed on Friday has been challenged in courts. At Los Angeles International Airport, attorneys are trying to help valid visa holders and legal permanent residents who are still being detained and subject to special screening.
Some residents of the Japanese island worry that President-elect Trump's "pay your fair share" attitude to regional security could be destabilizing.
Here's one of the lucky families from Aleppo who escaped the Syrian civil war while they could and re-settled in Denmark.
A town south of Berlin had to act fast when it was assigned 16 refugee students from an overcrowded school district nearby. Administrators hired a recent college grad to teach a "welcome" class where the new students study German and prepare to integrate into regular classrooms.
Bushra escaped from Iraq, but she and her family had been stuck in a makeshift shelter at Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport. Now pregnant, the mother of five is worried about raising her new baby in an emergency shelter. However, she's gotten some good news.
In the villages of Indonesia, teens often have limited access to family planning due to misconceptions about birth control and cultural taboos. Photographer Sonia Narang met women, like 19-year-old Wadianti, who became mothers much younger than they anticipated.
Inside Café Blå Time, which means "Blue Hour" café in Danish, a crowd gathered to watch a line-up of international musicians during the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.