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

Look How They Suspend A Giant Mobile Inside A Harvard Museum

April 15, 2015
Staff steady the mobile as it rises. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Watching workers raise Carlos Amorales’s musical mobile inside the Harvard Art Museums’ newly restored Calderwood Courtyard.

ARTery Videos: An Inside Look At Goya’s Method In Two Major Paintings

October 19, 2014
Goya - Duchess of Alba

Frederick Ilchman, co-curator of “Goya: Order and Disorder” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, talks about two masterpieces in three ARTery videos.

Videos: The 4 Mass. Ballot Questions, Explained

October 18, 2014
Ballot questions - Curt Nickisch

On Nov. 4, voters will find four statewide ballot questions at the polls. Here’s a short summary of each question.

Curious Boston: Is There A Theater Hidden Somewhere Under The City?

September 29, 2014
View from the balcony of Steinert Hall across the piano parts, and record boxes to the stage. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Yes, there is a largely forgotten performance hall underground in the center of Boston, and you may well have walked by it.

Vote For The Curious Boston Question That Most Interests You

June 10, 2014

It’s time to vote in our “Getting Around Our Fair City” round of Curious Boston questions.

Curious Boston Questions

June 10, 2014

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: How many times a year does The Constitution leave its moorings? Make it clear: Please read your question carefully to be sure it […]

Curious Boston – What Should We Investigate Next?

May 20, 2014
View from the balcony of Steinert Hall across the piano parts, and record boxes to the stage. (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)

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

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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