Jill Ryan is a radio producer for WBUR’s Here & Now. She produces everything from breaking news to a new Here & Now series with DJ’s across the country.
She has spent some time in India, reporting stories for Here & Now, PRI’s The World and World Vision Report.
Before that, she worked at NPR in Washington, D.C. She graduated from Bucknell University in 2005, magna cum laude.
Philadelphia’s Chiddy Bang started making mix tapes at Drexel University, then one member broke the freestyle world record. Now they’re out with a new album.
We spoke with Syrian dissident Danny Abdul Dayem before he escaped from the country.
Thirteen-year old Sibo Tuyishimire is in the U.S. after receiving a free bone marrow transplant in Boston to treat his Hodgkins Lymphoma. His case highlights the growing problem of cancer in Africa.
If you live in India and you’ve got the cold or flu, you might be told to eat some “amla,” or Indian gooseberry. The fruit is loaded with vitamins and is sold to treat everything from the cold to baldness. But it’s also incredibly sour. We meet one family who earns a living making “amla” taste better.
India has the highest number of road fatalities in the world, recently surpassing China, even though China has more people. What is it about India’s roads that make them so dangerous?
A family of traditional musicians in the city of Ahmedabad, India have been playing at one of the city’s historic gates for six generations, but will the younger generation continue the tradition?
The New York-based rock band “The Walkmen” have been compared to Bob Dylan and U2, but as they age their hard rock sound is giving way to softer ballads. We caught up with the band at a concert in Cambridge, Massachusetts.