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Foreign Affairs Reporter and Producer PBS NewsHour
Larisa Epatko is a reporter-producer for foreign affairs at the Arlington, Va.-based PBS NewsHour. At the NewsHour, she helps produce broadcast segments and writes articles, crafts audio slideshows and edits video for the website. She also manages the World page (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/), which showcases the NewsHour’s in-depth analysis of international news, and she tweets for the beat. To get on-the-ground perspectives, Epatko has reported in places including Iraq, South Korea, Pakistan and Sudan. She also works regularly with budding writers on producing stories for the NewsHour’s website.