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Yasmin Amer

Producer & Reporter on Kind World
Yasmin Amer is a producer and reporter for WBUR’s Kind World podcast. She joined the team in late 2016 as a field producer for WBUR's Morning Edition. Before that, she spent almost six years at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta working as a writer, producer, and news editor. Besides telling a good story, Yasmin is interested in emerging technology and the role it plays in media. She earned her master’s degree in human computer interaction from the Georgia Institute of Technology, but she’s first and foremost a proud North Carolina Tar Heel.

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Recent episodes featuring Yasmin Amer
BONUS: The Wisdom Of The Moving Man
Kind World
When we take stock of the people who matter most to us, there are the spouses, the family members, the best friends, the partners. And then there are the people who aren’t any of those things, but who change our lives anyway.
Expanding Boundaries Through Music
Kind World
Classical Violinist David France came to realize that students from low-income backgrounds could excel just as much as wealthy ones, if they have the right teacher.
BONUS: One Kid's Extraordinary Summer
Kind World
11-year-old Ruby asked residents at a nursing home to list their three wishes. What they said - and what she did next - surprised everyone.
A Sun That Keeps Shining
Kind World
Almost three years ago, Norah Wood, 6, helped Dan Peterson, 84, through his grief. Today, their friendship is still as strong as ever.
A Stranger's Rescue
Kind World
When Michael Connor saw a burning car on the side of the road, he stopped to see how he could help. He didn't expect to save a child's life seconds before a disaster.
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Location
Boston, MA, USA
Episode Count
82
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
11 hours, 53 minutes