Shannon Dooling joined WBUR as a freelance producer at Radio Boston and is now a field producer for WBUR’s Morning Edition. 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.
There’s a push to strengthen protections for immigrants with mental health issues in deportation cases. But so-called “vulnerable immigrants” in Boston immigration court are waiting on those safeguards.
Record temperatures in Boston this week had plenty of people packing up their winter gear and looking ahead to spring. But area ski mountains are hoping folks keep their gear handy for at least a few more weeks.
“The difference between last year and this year is so enormous that that’s really what is so amazing,” WBUR meteorologist David Epstein says.
But a new study of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso — an emerging global leader in agricultural production — finds climate change is also affecting how much land people choose to farm and the number of crops they plant.
Fishing monitors were funded by the National Marine Fisheries Services, but the funds dried up.
In the last few decades, Massachusetts has delivered liberal icons to the national stage, but now we might be ready to give Donald Trump one of his biggest wins yet in the Republican presidential primary contest.
In Germany, the city of Düsseldorf has absorbed more than 5,000 migrants in the last year from countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Massachusetts presidential primary might not get the national attention of New Hampshire’s, but that doesn’t mean Massachusetts voters can’t help influence the race.
A chunk of the fight on the Democratic side of the New Hampshire presidential primary plays out near Route 1 in Hampton, N.H., by the sea coast.
Answers to the remaining questions of the New Hampshire primary race might rest with the effectiveness of the candidates’ ground games, which are in high gear just one day before the race.
“I want people to really treasure this place,” new MFA director Matthew Teitelbaum told WBUR.
“LIT: A Portrait of Bob Dylan By Lesley Schiff” is a multimedia interpretation of Bob Dylan’s extensive archive, premiering Sept. 18 as a pop-up museum exhibit in the new Van Ness building in the Fenway.
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.