About

Hana Baba is a journalist with 20 years experience in the world of radio journalism.

She is a reporter and host of “CrossCurrents”- a daily radio newsmagazine that broadcasts on KALW Public Radio 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She interviews and reports on ethnic communities, poverty, health, culture, religion, arts, and the global nature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Her freelance work appears on NPR programs, PRI’s The World, BBC World Service, and New America Media.

An Arabic speaker, she also reports on Arab and Muslim communities and issues.
A Sudanese-American, Hana enjoys reporting from and about Sudan and Sudanese in the diaspora.

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Hana Baba interviewing Ira Glass for This Bay Area Life

In an interview with This American Life host Ira Glass, Ira shares stories from his show that were based in the Bay Area.

Glass speaks about his start in public radio, innovative public radio shows he enjoys, and he comments on some stories from the This American Life portfolio that take place in the Bay Area: “The Case of the PI Moms” and his tour of the Wax Museum at Fisherman’s Wharf.

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