Joanna Kakissis is a contributing international correspondent for NPR, based in Athens and covering southeastern Europe and the Balkans. Joanna regularly reports throughout Europe and has also filled in for NPR bureau chiefs in Berlin, Jerusalem, London and Paris. Having lived in Europe since 2004, much of Joanna’s reporting has focused on the forces straining European unity — the euro currency crisis, the influx of asylum-seekers and the rise of nationalism. Her radio stories are heard on the NPR programs Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, and her writing and multimedia projects are on Joanna’s work also appears in many other outlets, including The New York Times, The Financial Times Magazine, TIME Magazine, Politico, Foreign Policy and, and on the documentary radio program This American Life.

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Supported by The Paul Sarbanes ‘54 Fund for Hellenism and Public Service

Joanna Kakissis
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