Keosha Johnson is an editor and producer for wbur.org. Keosha joined the WBUR team in August 2010 after working as an online news editor for Washington, DC’s NPR affiliate, WAMU-FM.
A native Floridian, Keosha moved up the East Coast to earn her BA and MA in journalism from American University in Washington, DC.
In 2008, Keosha served as a news associate at NBC News in New York, where she produced multimedia for thegrio.com and segments for The Today Show, MSNBC and Dateline. As a freelance writer, she has written articles featured in Sister 2 Sister magazine, The Grio, AARP’s “The Bulletin” newspaper, msnbc.com and other media outlets.
Born in New Jersey but raised in Florida, Keosha has been a resident of several states on the East Coast but is excited to settle down in Boston.
A personal description of one woman’s struggle getting off oxycodone after surgery. A dramatic increase over the years in the sale of prescription painkillers has led to a rise in the number of addictions nationwide.
Oldways, a Cambridge non-profit, recommends ethnic-based traditional eating for better health.
Exploring Bride Anxiety
CommonHealth podcast on two recent stories: sex after cancer and cystic fibrosis
People around the world react to news that the U.S. has killed terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
If someone is a super-picky or super-healthy eater, is it an eating disorder?
Podcast Friday: Elizabeth Taylor; Health Care’s ‘Foot Soldiers’ Make House Calls; Craigslist Kidney DonationMarch 25, 2011
Note to readers: You can download this podcast, or you can just click on the play button at bottom left to listen now. This week we discuss the late acting legend Elizabeth Taylor’s contributions to AIDS awareness; explore an experiment using health workers who make house calls to help needy patients in all kinds of [...]
Yep, it’s about that time…Podcast Friday! This week we have two big stories: Reform 2011: Gov. Deval Patrick announced his plan to overhaul the Massachusetts health care system. He’s proposing going from a system that rewards doctors based on the quantity of services to one that emphasizes quality and integrated care. But will his proposal [...]
What to make of a study that finds a healthy waist size may be bigger for black women.
After 30 years, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down from office. Much like the start of the uprising, reaction is pouring in on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.