WBUR Staff

Robin Lubbock

Social Media Director, WBUR

As director of social media, Robin Lubbock works on WBUR’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr and Pinterest feeds (and a few others!), and he works with WBUR staff to develop the station’s presence in social media.

Robin also curates Curious Boston, a project that gathers your questions and tries to find answers to some of them.

Prior to joining WBUR in 1999, Robin Lubbock worked in new media at the Christian Science Monitor on the newspaper’s Web site, csmonitor.com. He worked as senior producer for Worldwide Television News’ Nairobi bureau before that time, traveling throughout Africa to cover news stories including the U.S. intervention in Somalia, the genocide in Rwanda, and conflict in Burundi, Liberia and numerous other countries. He also worked in Central Europe, covering the end of the war in Bosnia. Robin started his career in journalism as a photojournalist and radio reporter, covering stories in Europe, South East Asia and Central America.

Recent stories

Vote For The Curious Boston Question That Most Interests You

June 10, 2014

We have three questions, all about things in Boston that have in some way vanished. We’re calling it the “ghost town” round.

Curious Boston Questions

June 10, 2014

Give to WBUR today, explore Peru tomorrow. Support the news today and you could win a trip to Machu Picchu. support wbur today So, what makes a good Curious Boston question? Here here some guidelines that might help: Keep it local: Questions should be relevant to Boston and the area. Example of a local question: […]

Curious Boston – What Should We Investigate Next?

May 20, 2014
The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, reaching across the Charles River, Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

What’s left you curious in Boston and the region recently? We’re hoping to find out, and get some of your questions answered. Start right here.

Boston Rated Sixth Nerdiest U.S. City

April 12, 2013
Miniature figures used in the Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying game. (AP)

BOSTON — It was plentiful tabletop games, like Dungeons & Dragons, and comic book stores that helped Boston earn its rank.

MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito On Internet And Democracy

March 15, 2013
Joi Ito and Razia Iqbal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito championed the Internet’s potential to revolutionize democracy and business in a discussion with the BBC’s Razia Iqbal at the MIT Media Lab.

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