Shannon joined WBUR as a freelance producer at Radio Boston. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts and moved to the other side of the continent, to Vancouver, to earn her master of journalism degree from the University of British Columbia in 2012. She spent some years working in the private nonprofit world before transitioning to journalism. She has worked overseas on health care and education projects in the Dominican Republic and in Haiti. Her public media experience includes work as a freelance reporter, producer and photographer for New Hampshire Public Radio.
The Cambridge City Council is expected to vote next month on a plan to triple the fees that developers pay — fees that go toward an affordable housing trust.
It’s the first of its kind in the country — a year-round market with all of its goods sourced in New England.
Downtown Crossing. The Seaport District. Dudley Square. We tour some of the city’s newest developments with an architect.
“A lot of people in our town don’t even know that heroin is an issue,” Kaegan Casey told WBUR, “so I just needed to spread awareness and try to do something.”
The state Department of Transportation is pushing forward with a solar project to generate green energy and savings for the department.
The incoming UMass president discusses the challenges he believes the university system faces and shares some of his strategies for overcoming them.
Images of those final chaotic days of the war are seared into the soldiers’ memories, and they each see reflections of their experiences in America’s military involvement today in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It was a day of contrasts in Ho Chi Minh City — the Reunification Day parade downtown, and a solemn ceremony honoring the last U.S. soldiers to die in the war.
Reunification Day marks the day the last American troops left Vietnam. But what does April 30 mean to the Vietnamese? It very much depends on whom you ask.
Charlie McMahon’s life in Woburn revolved around the local Boys Club. He was just 21 when he was killed in a rocket attack by the North Vietnamese the day before the Fall of Saigon.
Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.