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.
In a new book, the three-time Super Bowl champion reflects on life, football and his 15 seasons with New England.
The only organization of its kind in the state, Veterans Legal Services helps low-income and homeless veterans access benefits and navigate civil court proceedings.
Some are refugees from war, others are fleeing persecution. They’re all starting over. In Worcester, Ascentria Care Alliance offers a sort of one-stop shop for new arrivals.
Of the 12 million Syrians displaced by civil war since 2011, the Al-Nassar family is among the fewer than 100 Syrian refugees who’ve been resettled in Massachusetts.
Stephen Crosby says the question Massachusetts lawmakers must answer is not whether daily fantasy sports websites are legal, but whether we want them to be legal.
In the 1950s and ’60s, 41 acres of Boston’s West End were infamously razed in the name of urban renewal.
“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.
“We started this out of my apartment,” Stone & Skillet co-founder Kyle Meekins says. Now the business is making about 30,000 English muffins a week.
The state’s opioid crisis is visible in many public places, where syringes litter the ground. We tagged along for a sweep of a Boston park.
In an emotional testimony Wednesday, the 16-year-old girl named Owen Labrie as her assailant through tears. She is expected to take the stand again Thursday for cross examination.
Buying sex can offer a certain sense of anonymity. But there are people on both ends of the transaction, and they each have a story.
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.