NPR’s Jason Beaubien talks Ebola, Zika March 22

Jason Beaubien, NPR reporter
Jason Beaubien

The Africa Center, housed under the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, will host a talk by NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien on Tuesday, March 22, at 4 p.m. in the Lory Student Center, Room 382.

Beaubien, who will discuss “Ebola, Zika and Beyond: Covering Global Threats in a Globalized World,” is NPR’s Global Health and Development correspondent.

Previously, he was NPR’s Mexico City bureau chief and covered Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He has filed stories from more than 50 countries, including South Africa. Beaubien has received numerous awards, including a Peabody for NPR’s coverage of the 2014-2015 West Africa Ebola outbreak. He is based now in Washington, D.C.

The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Renee Harmon, Africa Center social media coordinator and research assistant.