Margaret Evans brings to WBUR a perspective that comes from living and working on both sides of the globe.
Originally from Australia, Margaret was a reporter and producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before switching to television as an associate producer for the Australian ’60 Minutes.’
In 1986, Margaret moved to Boston where, for years, she was Nightside Producer of Monitor Radio’s ‘Early Edition.’ She joined WBUR’s News department in 1998.
As a freelance journalist, Margaret has worked at The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, ‘The World’ for PRI-BBC, and the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Margaret is also an independent producer of oral histories and commemorative documentaries.
As 2012 draws to a close, we spend a few minutes listening back to the year in major news stories in Massachusetts.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — An interview with Alexander Freeman, whose latest film takes on sexuality for people with disabilities.
BOSTON — Alexander Freeman, a 25-year-old with cerebral palsy, is determined to defy the odds and to make films that defy stereotypes.
From Scott Brown’s upset victory in January to November’s Election Day sweep by state Democrats, WBUR followed all of the year’s biggest stories.
As 2009 comes to a close, but before we head into 2010, we listen back over the year gone by in Massachusetts. Here are the voices of those who made news and those who felt its impact in 2009.
A top aide to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, at the center of an investigation into deleted e-mails, is taking an unpaid leave of absence. The mayor’s office announced late Tuesday that Michael Kineavy sought the departure.
For the first time since they advanced to the general election, the candidates for Boston mayor faced off in a discussion Thursday night over education, the economy and public safety.
The MBTA’s general manager says he plans to toughen the agency’s cellphone ban after ‘T’ officials say a trolley operator told them he was texting at the time of the crash.
BOSTON — The MFA Boston is laying off 33 people, freezing salaries across the board, and some top officials taking voluntary pay cuts.