Sonia Narang

Producer/Video Journalist
Sonia Narang is a multimedia producer and video journalist. She has produced videos for in-depth multimedia projects at PRI's The World, including the global cancer series and the year-long South African school series. She has also filmed musicians for The World’s Global Hit web videos.
Sonia has also produced and reported video stories in Japan, India and the US for the New York Times, GlobalPost, PBS NewsHour, Frontline/World, and
She once filmed a cat petting café in Osaka. She also reported on the aftermath of the Japan tsunami, the controversy over U.S. military bases in Okinawa, and alternative energy in rural India.
Sonia has a master’s degree in journalism and documentary film from the University of California at Berkeley. A native Californian, she first ventured east for college (majored in English at Amherst College), and got her start in journalism at a newspaper in Colorado more than a decade ago.

Recent Stories

Health & Medicine

Part V: Dispensing Comfort

Modern cancer care involves more than the latest surgical techniques and drugs; it also offers freedom from pain. Yet basic palliative care is almost nonexistent for many patients in developing countries. What is being done to bring them pain relief?

Health & Medicine

Part I: Cancer's Lonely Soldier

Dr. Jackson Orem heads the Uganda Cancer Institute. Until recently, he was the only oncologist in a country of more than 30 million people. He argues that cancer deserves the same attention given to other afflictions in the developing world, such as AIDS and malaria.

Health & Medicine

Video: Land of Tobacco

China is the world's largest producer and consumer of cigarettes. Smoking is the leading cause of death in China, and by 2050, the number of deaths from tobacco-related causes is expected to triple.