Covering World News on Eastern Standard (audio available)

Sep 16, 2013

Public radio listeners are “world citizens” and, to feed our hunger for news from beyond our own borders, we have excellent resources.  This special show will originate from Atlanta, Ga. during the annual conference of Public Radio Program Directors.

Andrew Sussman, Executive Producer of PRI's The World and Andrew Whitehead, Editor for the BBC World Service with WEKU's John Hingsbergen in Atlanta, GA.
Credit Jonese Franklin

Guests: Andrew Whitehead, former foreign correspondent for the BBC and now responsible for BBC World Service News and Current Affairs content; Andrew Sussman, Executive Producer of The World, a co-production of the BBC World Service, PRI and WGBH/Boston; and Edith Chapin, senior supervising editor of the NPR News Foreign Desk.

We'll be interested in your comments or questions about the way these public radio news organizations cover international news.  Before the show, send an e-mail to:, or call the WEKU Listener Comment Line at 859-622-1657  and leave a recorded message, which we may use on the air.